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Stanford Wind Symphony

The Stanford Wind Symphony presents its Winter program on the Bing Concert Hall Main Stage.

Program TBA

Admission information

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Note: This event has been moved to 7:00 PM.

Giancarlo Aquilanti directs a program by the Stanford Wind Ensemble, comprised of eight musicians from the Stanford Wind Symphony. This informal event on the patio in front of Bing Concert Hall is open to the public (no RSVP required).

Program

Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to help each other protect the health of our communities, all Department of Music concerts are canceled, effective immediately through at least 15 April 2020.  Depending on the unfolding situation, this date may change.

The Stanford Wind Symphony, directed by Giancarlo Aquilanti, begins its 2019-20 season in Bing Concert Hall. 

Program

  • Aaron Copland: El Salón México
  • Eric Whitacre: Ghost Train 
  • Alfred Reed: Armenian Dances, Parts 1 and 2

Admission Info

Advance tickets: GENERAL $18 | STUDENTS $13 | SENIORS $13 (Now on sale!)

Russell Gavin is the guest conductor for the Stanford Wind Symphony's 2018-19 season in Bing Concert Hall. The Wind Symphony's Spring program features works by Joel Puckett, Samuel Barber, Kim Archer, and others.

Russell Gavin is the guest conductor for the Stanford Wind Symphony's 2018-19 season in Bing Concert Hall. 

Program

The Stanford Wind Symphony and the University of the Pacific Wind Ensemble present a joint concert directed by Russell Gavin. The featured composers include J.S. Bach; Andrew Boysen, Jr.; Michael Daugherty; Gioacchino Rossini; Frank Ticheli; and others.

Russell Gavin is the guest conductor for the Stanford Wind Symphony's 2018-19 season in Bing Concert Hall. 

Program

  • John Mackey: Xerxes
  • Gustav Holst: First Suite in E-flat for Military Band
  • Steven Bryant: Suite Dreams
  • Richard Strauss: Suite in B-flat, Op. 4
  • David Del Tredici, arr. Mark Spede: Acrostic Song
  • Ron Nelson: Rocky Point Holiday

The annual Halloween Concert by the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Symphony will include Wagner's "The Ride of the Valkyries", Saint-Saëns's Danse macabre, Howard Shore's The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring suite, and much more. Plus, the ever-popular Costume Competition, making this a concert you won't want to miss!

Russ Gavin

Dr. Russell Gavin is the Dr. Arthur P. Barnes Director of Bands at Stanford University. Gavin holds a Ph.D. in Music Education from Florida State University, a Master of Music in Euphonium Performance from the University of Notre Dame, and a Bachelor of Music Education from Auburn University. His public school teaching experiences include Director of Bands/Fine Arts Chair at Eufaula High School (Eufaula, AL) and Director of Bands at South Girard Middle School (Phenix City, AL).

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