Concerts, unless otherwise noted, are held in Distler Hall inside the Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue, Somerville MA. More information about the program for each concert will be added once we get closer to concert dates!
2021–2022 Concert Schedule
October 17, 2021 – 3 p.m. “Out From Under Our Rock”
Wind Ensemble returns to wind band literature after 20 months with a program inspired by the transition from darkness into the light. Featured composers include Russell Peck, David Maslanka and Eric Whitacre.
December 11, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. “Ladies and Gentlemen, Children of All Ages”
Our annual Children’s concert is adapted this year to entertain the inner child of our Tufts classmates who can attend in person as well as our younger fans streaming the concert at home. Composers include Richard Wagner and Rosanno Galante along with stories and audience participation.
March 13, 2022 – 3 p.m. “A Celebration of the Influence of Traditional Music in Band Literature”
Especially in the United Kingdom and America, composers of wind music from the 1920’s forward sought to honor and preserve traditional folk melodies. Compositions by Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Hayden Wood, and William Grant Still and Clare Grundman.
April 11, 2022 – 8 p.m. “Summer Band!”
Wind Ensemble, under the direction of John McCann, presents student soloists and a wide ranging program in the spirit of outdoor band performances that date back to the Civil War.