Jazz Ensemble & Symphonic Winds to Perform
Sept. 23, 2014
The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music’s Jazz Ensemble and Symphonic Winds will perform
in concert on Thursday, Oct. 2. The concert, which is free and open to the public,
will begin at 8 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall.
The Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Assistant Professor of Music Timothy Pitchford, will
perform: “Count ‘Em” by Count Basie, “Emily” by Carl Fontana, “The First Circle” by
Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays, “JJ’s Friends” by David Caffey, “One-Two-Three” by Greg
Yasinitsky, “El Pajarito” by Bob Washut, “Touch” by Jim McNeely and “Zach” by Keith
The ensemble, founded by Professor of Music Tom Streeter, is an auditioned group of
jazz students that have performed tours in the United States and internationally.
The Symphonic Winds, conducted by Assistant Professor of Music Roger Garrett, will
play Smetana’s “March of the Revolutionary Guard,” and three original works for wind
bands: “Shenandoah” by Frank Ticheli, “Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams
and “Serenade for Wind Band, Op. 22”, a wedding recessional written by the composer
Derek Bourgeois for his own wedding.
The Symphonic Winds is an ensemble of approximately 50 auditioned students, who perform
sophisticated concert band repertoire on campus and throughout the Bloomington-Normal
By Danielle Kamp ’15