Nevada Wind Ensemble
Large Band Ensemble
Nationally recognized Nevada Wind Ensemble is comprised of fifty of the most select instrumentalists in the Department of Music. The ensemble meets during the Fall and Spring semesters with public performances presented to the University and Reno community. Music student benefits include annually recording sessions of new band literature for TRN Music Publisher and Wingert-Jones Music Company.
On March 4, 2010, at the Western/Northwestern Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association, the Nevada Wind Ensemble presented the World Premiere performance of a new work by Andrew Boysen, Jr., commissioned by the Band Directors from the Western and Northwestern Divisions of CBDNA.
Recently, Dr. Andrew Heglund was percussion soloist with the Nevada Wind Ensemble for their performance of Joseph Schwantner's Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra.
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Ensemble Performances at UNR
Faculty and student ensemble performances occur frequently throughout each semester. Check the Department of Music Events Calendar for upcoming recitals and concerts.