The University of Manitoba Wind Ensemble continues to program and perform first-class repertoire, including works by Benson, Grainger, Hindemith, Holst, Husa, and Schwantner. The ensemble has also been active in commissioning and performing new music for winds, including pieces by Canadian composers Bruce Carlson, Allan Gilliland and Michael Matthews.
|Conducted by:||Jacqueline Dawson
|Who is eligible?||Non-music students and community members are welcome to audition.|
|Days and times:||Tuesdays & Thursdays
1:30 to 3:45 pm
October 13 - 7:30 pm
Featuring Concerto Competition winner Cam Denby, marimba
November 24 - 8:00 pm
Featuring Allen Harrington, saxophone, and special high school guests.
February 16 - 7:30 pm
Featuring student composer, Liam Gibson
April 6 - 7:30 pm
Featuring Dr. Edmund Dawe, piano
All performances take place at Jubilee Place Auditorium, 173 Talbot Ave
Tickets are available in advance at the music office or at the door.
$15 adult / $5 student
The Wind Ensemble has performed throughout Manitoba and Western Canada, has been an invited guest ensemble at the Cantando International Music Festival in Edmonton.
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The North Winds Project provides recordings of repertoire by Canadian composers and arrangers as a reference for teachers and a model for students.