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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

Ensemble on stage with snowflake lights on back wall

Sounds of the Season

  December 8, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Theatre

Join the WVU Wind Symphony, the WVU Symphonic Band and various chamber ensembles for an afternoon of musical selections certain to put every audience member in the holiday spirit. 

A Holiday Rhapsody – Larry MacTaggert 
Dreidel Dance – Robert Thurston 
Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson 
and more!

Horn player on stage in tuxedo

Music from the Heart

  February 14, 2020
 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Theatre

In honor of Valentine's Day, the WVU Wind Symphony presents a program of works sure to warm your heart and stir your soul.

Program to include: 
Celebration - John Zdechlik
Only Light, Only Love - Leslie Gilreath
Danse Bacchanale - Camille Saint-Säens
Come Sunday, II. Shout! - Omar Thomas

Wind Symphony performing on stage with organ pipes in background

Country Living

  March 9, 2020
 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Theatre

The WVU Wind Symphony performs selections related to, or associated with, life in the country.  Our special guest conductor for this concert will be Mr. Don Wilcox, Director of Bands Emeritus.

Program to include: 
Country Band March - Charles Ives
Southern Harmony - Donald Grantham
Bugs - Roger Cichy
Come Sunday, II. Shout! - Omar Thomas