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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 Feb 10 Concert Poster

¡Viva La Música!

February 10, 2023
7:30 p.m.
 WV National Guard Readiness Center
    90 Army Band Way, Morgantown, WV

The WVU Wind Symphony starts the Spring semester with a program of works with a distinctive latin flair.

Conga del Fuego Nuevo - Arturo Márquez
Le Mezquita de Córdoba - Julie Giroux
Pepita Greus - Pascual Pérez Choví
El Camino Real - Alfred Reed

Concert Poster Feb 26 2023

Live at The Clay Center

February 26, 2023
2:00 p.m.
The Clay Center - Charleston, WV

The WVU Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra travel to the state capitol of Charleston, WV, to present an afternoon concert in the stunning Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences.

Link for free tickets.

Wind Symphony Program: 
Roman Carnival Overture - Berlioz / Safranek
Hymn to a Blue Hour - John Mackey
Commando March - Samuel Barber
Come Sunday! - Omar Thomas

Concert Poster

Light, Song, and Dance

April 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.
 WVU Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
The Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band close the school year with a joint concert featuring the world premiere of a new work by composer Craig Biondi.

Symphonic Band Program: 
Illumination - David Maslanka
A Solemn Place - Wayne Oquin
Jäger March - Jean Sibelius / Williams
Lift Up Your Heads - Coleridge-Taylor / Williams
Folk Song Suite - Ralph Vaughan Williams

Wind Symphony Program: 
Aspen Jubilee - Ron Nelson
From Many, One - Craig Biondi (*World Premiere*)
No Shadow of Turning - David Gillingham
J'ai Ete Au Bal - Donald Grantham