The Eastern Wind Symphony has presented critically-acclaimed performances at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the Trenton War Memorial, and the Music Educators National Conference. The Eastern Wind Symphony holds several concerts throughout the year.

Eastern Wind Symphony 2015-16 Season

Midwest Sendoff Concert

Date
Saturday, December 12, 2015 4:00 PM

Location
Hillsborough High School
Hillsborough, NJ

Program
TBA

Curtain Up

Date
Saturday, February 13, 2016  8:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Sullivan – Pineapple Poll
Williams – Star Wars

It’s All Greek to Me

Date
Sunday, April 24, 2016 4:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Makris – Aegean Festival Overture
Dello Joio – Satiric Dances
Van Lijnschooten – Suite on Greek Love Songs
Gorb – Dances from Crete
Skolkattas – Greek Dances

Rhapsody in BLUE

Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016 8:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
Ticheli – Blue Shades
Mackey – Hymn to a Blue Hour

Tis the Season 2014

Date
Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:30 PM

Location
Montgomery Performing Arts Center
Montgomery, NJ

Program
Mahr – Fantasia in G
Lauridsen/Reynolds – O Magnum Mysterium
Torme/Nowak – The Christmas Song
Anderson – A Christmas Festival
Anderson – Sleigh Ride

East Meets West

Date
Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015  8:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Sousa – Hands Across the Sea
Giannini – Symphony No. 3
Ito – Gloriosa: Symphonic Poem for Band
Yagisawa – Hymn to the Sun: With the Beat of Mother Earth

Juxtaposed
featuring soloist Allen Vizzutti

Date
Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Holst – First Suite in E-flat for Military Band
Bryant – Suite Dreams
Schuman – Chester: Overture for Band
Jager – Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann
Reed – Ode for Trumpet
Vizzutti – American Jazz Suite

Angels in the Architecture
featuring conductor James Keene

Date
Sunday, June 14, 2015 4:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Ticheli – Angels in the Architecture
Persichetti – Symphony No. 6
Holst – First Suite in E-flat for Military Band

Eastern Wind Symphony 2013-14 Season

Tis the Season 2013

Date
Sunday December 15, 2013 4:00 PM

Location
West Windsor Plainsboro South HS
West Windsor, NJ

Program
Giroux – Jingle Them Bells
Anderson – Holiday Woodwind Medley
Anderson – Holiday Brass Medley
Lovrien – Minor Alterations
Riley – Old Scottish Melody
Anderson – A Christmas Festival
Anderson – Sleigh Ride
Additonal Holiday Selections featuring members of WWPBSHS

This concert is part of the EWS Educational Outreach program.

Opening Gala
featuring soloist Greg Giannascoli

Date
Friday, March 28, 2014 8:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Tchaikovsky/Cramer – Dance of the Jesters
Newmann – Moon By Night
Persichetti – Divertimento for Band
Ewazen – Concerto for Marimba and Wind Ensemble
Reed – Armenian Dances
Sousa – Bullets and Bayonets

Metropolitan Wind Band Invitational
sponsored by Music for All

Date
Saturday April 5, 2014 8:00 pm

Location
Roxbury High School
Succasunna, NJ

Program
Selections from the Spring repertoire

This concert is part of the EWS Educational Outreach program.

Resurgence
featuring conductor Ray Cramer

Date
Saturday, June 14, 2014 8:00 PM

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ

Program
Chance – Variations on a Korean Folk Song
Williams – Flourish for Wind Band
George – Firefly
Persichetti – Serenade for Band
Fillmore – His Honor
Giroux – Symphony No. IV “Bookmarks of Japan”
Tchaikovsky/Cramer – Dance of the Jesters

Eastern Wind Symphony 2012-13 Season

Tis the Season 2012

Date
Sunday December 16, 2012 4:00 PM

Location
Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ

Program
Hesketh – Masque
Brubaker – Coventry Carol
Reed – Jesu Joy of a Man’s Desiring
Lovrien – Minor Alterations
Reed – Greensleeves
Lovrien – Christmas Sing Along
Anderson – A Christmas Festival
Anderson – Sleigh Ride

Carnegie Hall Debut

Date
Friday, March 15, 2013 8:00 PM

Location
Stern Auditorium
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

Program
Yurko – Red Tail Skirmish for Wind Ensemble*
Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy
Wagner/Boyd – Trauermusik
Bernstein – Slava!

*Commission and World Premiere by Bruce Yurko

Bordentown Goes Pops

Date
Sunday April 28, 2013 3:00 pm

Location
Bordentown Regional Middle School
Bordentown, NJ

Program
Yurko – Red Tail Skirmish for Wind Ensemble
Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy
Bernstein – Slava!
Wood – Mannin Veen
Bennett – South Pacific
Fillmore – His Honor
Knox/Silvester – Armed Forces Salute
Grundman – Second American Folk Rhapsody
Sousa – El Capitan
Meecham – American Patrol
Sousa – Stars and Stripes Forever

This concert is part of the EWS Educational Outreach program.

Eastern Wind Symphony 2011-12 Season

Tis the Season 2011

Date
Sunday December 11, 2011 4:00 PM

Location
Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ

Program
Prokofiev – Troika from Lt. Kije Suite
Lauridsen/Reynolds – O Magnum Mysterium
Anderson – Christmas Suite
Reed – Russian Christmas Music
Kenton – Christmas Medley
Grainger – Sussex Mummers Christmas Carol
Riley – Old Scottish Melody
Anderson – A Christmas Festival

Presidents Day Celebration
Kennedy Center Concert with Andre Thomas

Date
Friday, March 15, 2013 8:00 PM

Location
The Kennedy Center
Washington, D.C.

Program
Rutter – Gloria
Thomas – I Dream A World
Thomas – Beautiful City
Thomas – Do Lord, Remember Me
Creston – Celebration Overture
Hanson – Song of Democracy
LoPresti – Elegy for a Young American
Thomas – I Hear America Singing

Virtuosity
featuring soloist Joe Alessi

Date
Friday April 20, 2012 8:00 pm

Location
Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ

Program
Mendelssohn – Overture for Winds op. 24
Mackey – Harvest Concerto
Prokofiev – March op. 99
Rose – Holiday for Trombones
Grainger – Molly on the Shore
Barker – Stardust
Sousa – Comrades of the Legion

Postcard: Around the World in 80 Minutes

Date
Saturday, June 23, 2012 3:00 pm

Location
Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ

Program
Ticheli – Postcard
Strauss – Serenade for 13 Winds
Hellmesberger – Dance Diabolique
Shostakovich – Folk Dances
Milhaud – Suite Francaise
Denza/Goto – Funiculi Funicula Rhapsody