Label: Mark Records
Format: COMPACT DISC
University of Texas at El Paso Wind Symphony; Madsen, Pete; Harris, Richard; Wilson, Steve; Genevro, Bradley; Hearn, Barry
This new release from The University of Texas at El Paso Wind Symphony and conductor Bradley J. Genevro features world premiere recordings of wind band works by Anthony O’Toole, Chris Pilsner, Steven Bryant, Mark Ford, Eric Richards, Jodie Blackshaw, and Bruce Yurko. UTEP WIND SYMPHONY - The University of Texas at El Paso Wind Symphony is the top concert band in the music department at the University of Texas at El Paso. The Wind Symphony performs a wide variety of literature for the wind band including transcriptions, and works from the standard and contemporary wind repertoire. The ensemble frequently tours the Southwest region. The Wind Symphony has been active in the commissioning of new works for wind band and strives to deliver powerfully expressive performances. The ensemble has been invited to perform at the Texas Music Educators Association convention three times, and the College Band Directors National Association convention twice and recently accepted an invitation to perform at the American Bandmasters Association National Convention in 2019 in Colorado. Their premier recording under Bradley Genevro in Fanfare Magazine rendered the following review: The University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) Wind Symphony plays all of this repertoire with crackerjack precision and evident commitment and enthusiasm under its new conductor.