Wind Symphony: Beyond Memories of High School Band
Band music includes marches, pop songs, and transcriptions of orchestral works. But over the last century more composers have written explicitly for winds. The Philadelphia Wind Symphony was founded, in part, to explore the variety and richness of the repertoire.
The Philadelphia Wind Symphony performs this Sunday afternoon, March 3rd, at the University of the Arts, in Center City, Philadelphia.
For more about the history and evolution of the repertoire for wind ensembles, listen back to the feature Susan created when the Philadelphia Wind Symphony was getting started.