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University of Maryland Wind Orchestra

Michael Votta, Jr., conductor

Repertoire 2014-2016


Sunday, December 4, 2016


Emile Bernard:  Divertissment, Op. 36 - David Wacyk, conductor

Eric Ewazen:  Symphony in Brass - Brian Coffill, conductor

John Corigliano:  Symphony No. 3 (“Circus Maximus”)



Saturday, November 5, 2016


JS.Bach/Colgrass:  Aria with 18 Variations, BWV 988 (“Goldberg Variations”)

Silvestre Rivueltas – Sensemaya

Leo Brouwer:  Cancion de Gesta




Saturday, October 8, 2016


Steven J. Kukla:  Folksongs for Winds (2004)

Steven Stucky:  Concerto for Percussion - Lee Hinkle, soloist

George Rochberg:  Black Sounds

Karel Husa:  Les Couleurs Fauves

Friday, May 6, 2016


WA Mozart:  Die Zauberflöte


University of Maryland Opera Studio, Craig Kier, director

Arrangement for traditional Harmoniemusik with cast of vocal soloists and additional instruments by Anthony Rivera

Stage direction:  Nick Olcott

Conductors:  Anthony Rivera and Michael Votta




CBNDA Eastern Division Conference

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT


Frank Ticheli:  Pacific Fanfare -Frank Ticheli, guest conductor

Olivier Messiaen:  Oiseaux Exotiques - Rita Sloan, piano; Michael Votta, conductor

Bruckner:  Mass in E Minor - Michael Votta, conductor (with UM Concert Choir)




Saturday, February 27, 2016


Igor Stravinsky:  Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947)

Igor Stravinsky:  Piano Concerto - Mayron Tsong, piano

Michael Torke:  Mojave - Lee Hinkle, marimba

Steven Mackey:  Ohm (2016) - UMD Commission




Sunday, December 6, 2015

Richard Strauss:  Sonatina (1943)


Friday, November 6,  2015  


David Lang:  Are You Experienced? - Craig Potter, tuba; Anthony Rivera, narrator

Arthur Muelemans: Symphony No. 4 (1935)

Karel Husa:  Apotheosis of this Earth

JS Bach:  My Jesus, Oh What Anguish (arr. Reed)


Friday, October 9, 2015


Walter Hartley:  Concerto for 23 Winds

David Amram:  Concerto for Horn and Wind Orchestra - Gregory Miller, horn

Jules Strens:  Danse Funambulesque

Anton Bruckner:  Mass in E Minor - Edward Maclary, conductor (with UM Concert Choir)

Saturday, March 28, 2015


Ludwig van Beethoven:  Geschwindmarsch - Anthony Rivera, conductor

Paul Hindemith:  Paraphrase of Beethoven’s Geschwindmarsch (from Symphonia Serena) -  Anthony Rivera, conductor

Verne Reynolds:  Scenes Revisited (1977) - Michael Votta, conductor




Friday, February 27, 2015

 Reykjavik, Los Angeles, New Orleans”


Jonsi (Jon Por Birgisson):  Jonsi Music  (arr. Vickerman)

Donald Crockett:  Dance Concerto (2013) - Eastern US premiere - UMD Commission - Paul Cigan, soloist

James Syler:  Three Places in Jazz  (world premiere- UMD Commission of Congo Square)

Congo Square


Minton’s Playhouse




Friday, December 5, 2014

“1923:  It was a very good year”


Edgard Varese:  Octandre (1923) – Craig Potter, conductor

Jean Sibelius:  Symphony No. 6, Op. 104 (1923) – Michael Votta, conductor (UMD Symphony Orchestra)

Igor Stravinsky:  Octet (1923) – Anthony Rivera, conductor

Darius Milhaud:  La Creation du Monde (1923) – Enrico Yanez-Lopez, conductor

Florent Schmitt:  Dionysiaques (1913, rev. 1923)  Michael Votta, conductor




Friday, November 7, 2014

“Looking Forward/Looking Back”


JS Bach:  Prelude and Fugue in Eb (“St. Anne”), BWV 552 (arr. Hunsberger)

Alvin Singleton:   Where the Good Sounds Live (2014) - (World Premiere)

WA Mozart:  Serenade in Eb, K. 375

Chen Yi:  Dragon Rhyme (2007)




Saturday, October 11, 2014

“Sounds as Written”


Sigur Ros:  Ara Batur  (arr. David Vickerman)

Richard Strauss:  Suite, Op. 4

Baljinder Sekhon:  Double Percussion Concerto (2014)  - Lee Hinkle and Robert McCormick, soloists (UMD Commission)

Andre Previn: Music for Winds; No Strings Attached (2014)  (UMD Commission)

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Festive Overture – performed without conductor




Friday, May 5, 2014

Magnus Lindberg:  Gran Duo (1999)

Bruce Yurko:  Dialogues and Fanfares II (2013) (world premiere)

Steve Reich: Tehillim (1981)




February 28, 2014



W.A. Mozart:  Serenade in C Minor (1782)

John Mackey: The Frozen Cathedral (2012)

Olivier Messiaen:  Et Exspecto Rescurrectionem Mortuorum (1966)

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