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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: Tuesday and Thursday (9:00-10:50 a.m.)

Auditions Past Repertoire

Upcoming Wind Symphony Concerts

Wind Symphony on Stage

Concert - WVU Honor Bands

February 9, 2024
7:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
Canady Creative Arts Center

The WVU Wind Symphony starts the year with a performance during the annual WVU Honor Bands Clinic.


Program: 
Fanfare for a New Day - Kevin Poelking
Sea of Mountains - Matthew Jackfert
Archangel Raphael - Masanori Taruya
Children's March - Percy Grainger / Rogers
Scherzo for X-Wings - John Williams / Lavender
Pines of Rome, IV. Pines of the Appian Way - Respighi/Duker



Wind Symphony on Stage

CBDNA Preview Concert

February 26, 2024
7:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
Canady Creative Arts Center

The WVU Wind Symphony presents a preview concert of their program to be performed at the CBDNA Southern Division Conference in Memphis, Tennessee on March 2.


Program: 
Fanfare for a New Day - Kevin Poelking
Febris Ver - Nancy Galbraith
Children's March - Percy Grainger / Rogers
Archangel Raphael - Masanori Taruya
The Pines of Rome - O. Respighi / Kimura & Duker



Wind Symphony at Carnegie Hall

On The Road...

April 22, 2024
7:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre
Canady Creative Arts Center
 
Clarinetist John Weigand joins the WVU Wind Symphony as they close the year with a musical trek across the country.  


Program: 
Go BIG or Go Home - Jessica Meyer
Brooklyn Bridge - Michael Daugherty
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas! - Eric Whitacre