Wind Ensemble

March 5, 2017, 4:00pm

Millikin University Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Under the direction of Dr. Gary Shaw, the Millikin University Symphonic Wind Ensemble offers an unparalleled experience in musicianship. Frequent guest conductors and soloists have visited the Millikin University campus to perform with students in the band program.  Notable conductors include John P. Paynter, Stephen Eggelston, Robert Grechesky, Charles Menghini, Mark Camphouse, Colonel Thomas Rotundi (retired) United States Army Band and conductor/composers Robert W. Smith, and Brian Balmages. Notable guest soloists performing with the bands include Millikin faculty members, Canadian Brass trumpeter, Ronald Romm; tubist Harvey Phillips; and trombonist John Marcellus.

The Millikin Wind Ensemble has participated in several new composition consortium with other universities. Composers involved in these new pieces for wind ensemble include David Maslanka, David Gillingham, John Mackey, Scott Ninmer, John Stevens, Michael Schelle, Joseph Schwantner and Libby Larsen.


Upcoming Performance

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Millikin University Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Gary R. Shaw, conductor

featuring the music of Staff Sergeant Scott Ninmer


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Admission is free!!!

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