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University of Maryland Wind Orchestra

Michael Votta, Jr., conductor

Repertoire 2021-

 Saturday, May 7, 2022

"UMWO goes "Classically Dope"

Derek Maseloff:  Dreams  (world premiere) - Konshens and UMWO

--- ensemble improvisation ---

Joseph Schwantner:  and the mountains rising nowhere

Konshens:  Militant (arr. Groom)

Brandon Felder:  An Invocation to Come (arr. Votta)

Konshens:  God I Pray (arr. Groom)

Konshens:  My Pih-Poh (arr. Votta)

Julius Eastman:  Stay On It

Derek Maseloff/Konshens:  I’m So DC

Konshens the MC, guest artist

Brandon Felder, pianist

Saturday, April 2, 2022

"Conductors Concert"

Karel Husa:  Music for Prague 1968 - Christine Higley, Alexander Scott, conductors

Saturday, February 26, 2022

“Point / Counterpoint”

Lubos Fiser:  Report - Robert Austin Boudreau, conductor

Richard Wagner:  Trauermusik - Andrea Brown, conductor

Percy Grianger:  Lincolnshire Posy - Jason Fettig, conductor

Richard Strauss:  Suite, Op. 4

Jacques Casterede:  Divertissment d’Ete

Friday, December 10, 2021

"...i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces..."

Lili Boulanger:  D’une matin de printemps (1918)

Johannes Brahms:  Chorale Preludes (arr. Gunther/Boyd) - Christine Higley, conductor

Dana Wilson:  Of My Dream Before Me... (world premiere) - James Stern, violin

Karel Husa:  Apotheosis of This Earth (1971)

JS Bach (attr.) / Reed:  Mein Jesu, Was für Seelenweh, BWV 487 (1736)

Saturday, November 13, 2021


J.S. Bach / Votta:  Chaconne from Partita No. 2 for Solo Violin (1720 / 2020)

Esther Ballou:  Suite for Winds (1957) - Bradley Jopek, conductor

Paul Hindemith:  Symphony in Bb
Eric Ewazen:  Shadowcatcher (1996)

Saturday, October 9, 2021


“Impressions of …”


Ruth Gipps:  Seascapes (1958) - Alexander Scott, conductor

Arnold Schoenberg:  Chamber Symphony, Op. 9 (1906)

Shuying Li:  Kung Fu (2019, UMD Commission)

Jules Strens:  Danse Funambulesque (1925)

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