Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Music conductor in front of orchestra



    The Symphonic Wind Ensemble offers an unparalleled experience in musicianship. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble has flourished in central Illinois and beyond, performing at state and regional conventions and on tour in New York City and the Dominican Republic. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble generally presents two to three concerts per semester, including collaborations with other public school ensembles in Illinois. 

    The Symphonic Wind Ensemble has commissioned and premiered recent works by Garrett Gillingham and Daniel Morel and has participated in consortia with composers David Gillingham, Libby Larsen, John Mackey, David Maslanka, Scott Ninmer, Michael Schelle, Joseph Schwantner and John Stevens. Recent collaborations include works with student dancers and choreographers from the Millikin University School of Theatre and Dance and a variety of video production personnel.