Tufts University Wind Ensemble – Fall 2013
A few selections from our concert titled “Lux et Tenebra”, exploring themes of light and dark. These pieces feature some awesome soloists, rollicking riffs, and very creative percussion. Enjoy!
Prelude and Dance of the Mystic Flames (by Alexander Scriabin)
Prelude and Dance of the Mystic Flames by Alexander Scriabin
Night Soliloquy (by Kent Kennan)
Night Soliloquy by Kent Kennan, featuring Alyssa San Pedro (class of 2013) as the flute soloist. Congratulations Alyssa!
Angles in the Architecture (by Frank Ticheli)
Angles in the Architecture by Frank Ticheli, featuring Noa Rosen as the Soprano Vocalist. Also, mad props to the percussion section for their work in this piece, featuring whirlies and wine glasses.
This year’s children’s concert was a rousing success, themed after the Dr. Seuss classic, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” Enjoy a few selections from the program, including an audience pariticipation-infused take on The Melody Shop march, and a jazzy tribute to Django Reinhardt.
The Melody Shop March + Oh! The Places You’ll Go! (Karl L. King, txt by Dr. Seuss)
The Melody Shop March by Karl L. King (Featuring TUWE Bassoonist Julia Stein)
Django (by John Lewis)
Django by John Lewis
Join us for an evening of sprawling landscapes on Monday April 8th at 8pm! Featuring soloist Gabriel Rothman on trombone. Check out the facebook event here:
OFFICIAL ROSTER (SPRING SEMESTER 2013)
(all sections listed in alphabetical order)
Alyssa San Pedro
Benjamin Barnes (*concertmaster*)
I read headlines this morning all over that the Tufts Wind Ensemble totally rocked the house in the Big Eazzzy. Thanks to everyone for a safe and awesome trip!
Tufts University Wind Ensemble will be traveling to New Orleans tomorrow for our annual Winter Break tour! We will be performing a few concerts around town:
- 5-6:30p outdoors in the sculpture garden of the New Orleans Museum of Art (http://noma.org/
- 1-2p outdoors at the Washington Artillery Park Amphitheatre at the French Market (google map here
outdoors (covered) at the waterfront where the steamboat Natchez normally docks (google map here
See you there!
The finale from last spring’s concert. A good ol’ swingin’ time was had by all, especially that cup-muted trombone soloist at the 3:00 mark in “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”, who may or may not be typing this.
I’ll leave that up to you to decide.
Duke Ellington Medley
WE killed it at the first concert of the year, appropriately titled SONIC BOOM!. WE played excellently, and WE will continue to improve for WE’s Kiddie Concert on December 1st. WE shall enjoy reliving the experience with the below selections:
Piano Concerto by Edvard Grieg, (Featuring Belle Haggert on Piano)
The Hut of Baba Yaga/The Great Gate of Kiev from “Pictures at an Exhibition” (Featuring The Tufts Electronic Music Ensemble)