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Wind Symphony

Dr. Scott C. Tobias, Conductor

The WVU Wind Symphony is comprised of approximately 50 of the finest wind and percussion students at West Virginia University. Performing literature of the highest caliber, the Wind Symphony presents three concerts each semester at local, regional, and national venues. Auditions are required for membership and are held at the beginning of each semester. Auditions are open to any West Virginia University student regardless of major.

Course Number: MUSC 300
Rehearsals: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (1:00-2:50 p.m.)

Auditions Past Repertoire

Upcoming Wind Symphony Concerts

Wind Symphony on Stage

Let's GO WEST Virginia!

September 10, 2023
2:00 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
Canady Creative Arts Center

The WVU Wind Symphony starts the year with a celebration of sounds inspired by iconic scenes from the Western United States.

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     Program (pdf)

The Cowboys - John Williams / Bocook
Sonoran Desert Holiday - Ron Nelson
Deep River - Benjamin Horne
Hoe Down from "Rodeo" - Aaron Copland / Rogers
Sasparilla - John Mackey

Wind Symphony October 22 Poster

Hands Across the Sea

October 22, 2023
2:00 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
Canady Creative Arts Center

The WVU Wind Symphony welcomes guest conductor Commander Adam Williamson, commander of the United States Coast Guard Band, and guest vocalist Lisa Williamson to Morgantown.

Jubilee Overture - Philip Sparke
Four Scottish Dances - Malcolm Arnold
Songs from the End of the World - John Mackey
Hands Across the Sea - John Philip Sousa
Variations on a Hymn by Louis Bourgeois - Smith

Wind Symphony Concert Poster


December 3, 2023
2:00 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
Canady Creative Arts Center
In honor of the 120th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first flights on December 17, 1903, the WVU Wind Symphony presents a program of works inspired by the miracle of flight.

Cloudsplitter Fanfare - Jack Stamp
Icarus and Daedalus - Keith Gates
First Flights - Roger Cichy
Lord, Guard and Guide - Robert Jager
Into the Air! - Timothy Mahr