Today: Michelle Smith Performing Arts CLOSED

UMD Wind Ensemble: Star Wars Trilogy

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Dekelboum Concert Hall

Michael Votta, music director

Members of the UMDWE clarinet section in performance.

The University of Maryland Wind Ensembles will close their 2013-14 concert season with a program that's guaranteed to please sci-fi fans and movie buffs alike. Join us for Star Wars Trilogy, a concert that will feature standard pieces of wind band literature and some modern classics. Visit the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library to learn more about the pieces and composers featured on this program:

Paul Hindemith - Kammermusik No. 7

John Barnes Chance - Elegy

Percy Aldridge Grainger - Lincolnshire Posy

Mason Bates - Mothership

John Williams, arr. Donald Hunsberger - Star Wars Trilogy

  • Recordings
  • Books: Learn more about one of the most successful and prolific composers of film music in the 20th and 21st centuries, John Williams
  • Film: See the Star Wars trilogy for the first time (or relive an old favorite) in the UMD Libraries!

Streaming audio: Check out a playlist featuring works on this program, available through the Naxos Music Library database.