Wind Orchestra Trombone Section

BANDFEST 2019!

Cal Poly Wind Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Mustang Marching Band

Friday, November 14, 2018 - 7:30 p.m., Harold Miossi Hall
San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center

Boston Brass Quintet

A tradition for more than 30 years, Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest concert features all of the wind bands on campus. Guest artists for this concert are the world-renowned Boston Brass! The concert begins with the Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra in performances of works by Roshanne Etezady and Carter Pann. Then the powerful Pride of the Pacific Mustang Marching Band fills the concert hall with stunning arrangements performed at football games throughout the fall in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Boston Brass will bring their enchanting lyricism and fabulous sound to Harman Hall in collaboration with each of our student ensembles.

 


WINTER CONCERT

Winds of Change

Cal Poly Wind Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

Sunday, March 8 - 3 p.m., Harold Miossi Hall
San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center

The musicians of the Cal Poly Wind Bands explore works that ponder the forces and events that mark stages of time. Suzanne Duffy, flute professor at Cal Poly will be featured guest artist. Composers to be featured on the program include Jess Turner, Robert Kurka. The Wind Ensemble's performance will be a preview of their performance at the College Band Directors National Association regional convention to be hosted in Seattle.

 


SPRING CONCERT

What Dreams May Come

Cal Poly Wind Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

Friday, May 29 - 7:30 p.m., Harold Miossi Hall
San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center

The performing arts are a menas by which we can look inward in study of the self. The works of John Mackey and David Maslanka have pushed the wind band medium and its possibilities. The Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble will end their season of concerts with a program of compositions--both familiar and new--with the aim of extending our thoughts skyward, toward the future, and into our dreams.

 

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All prospective and current Cal Poly students interested in joining the Wind Ensemble or Wind Orchestra should fill out our Online Interest Form.

We enjoy meeting new students and encourage you to send an email if you have any questions or plan to visit campus. Contact information for directors and all band faculty and staff can be found on our contacts page.