The CCM Wind Symphony in rehearsal.

The College-Conservatory of Music Wind Studies program ushers in a new year with a musical tour of the world, beginning with a concert that features both local compositions and those from abroad. Conductors Rodney Winther and Terence Milligan lead these respected groups in modern works and classics and bring their knowledge of innovative, exotic repertoire to the Cincinnati area.

For more information on fall CCM Winds performances or to purchase tickets call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 or ccm.uc.edu.

— CCM Winds Winter Performance Schedule —

8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4

Wind Ensemble
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor
“From Far and Near”

Featuring a variety of works from faraway Greece, Germany and Canada as well as nearby Ohio, including:

Andreas Makris/Bader: Aegean Festival Overture
Richard Wagner: Trauermusik
Jack Gallagher: A Psalm of Life
Francois Morel: Diptych
Paul Hindemith: Symphony in B-Flat for Concert Band

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission: Free

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8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5

Wind Symphony
Rodney Winther, music director and conductor
“Contemporary Wind Music from Europe”

Featuring works from Holland, Finland, Hungary, Norway and Belgium, this concert will present five of Europe’s finest composers in music rarely heard in the United States, including:

Keuris: Catena
Sallinen: Palace Rhapsody
Ranki: Suite No. 2 from King Pomade
Tveitt: Sinfonia de Soffiatori
Strens: Danse Funambulesque

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE

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8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18

Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Brass Choir and Jazz Combo
Terence Milligan and Rodney Winther, conductors
“Prism XIV: From CCM with Love – A Valentine’s Day Present”

Featuring the combined talents of the CCM Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensembles, Chamber Ensemble and various soloists in 60 minutes of music that surrounds the listener from all areas of Corbett Auditorium.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE

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2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8

Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble
Rodney Winther and Terence Milligan, conductors
“Annual Concerto Concert”

CCM Winds presents a very special matinee performance, featuring:

Roger Nixon: Fiesta del Pacifico (Danielle Gaudry, guest conductor)
Weber: Andante and Hungarian Rondo (Winner of the bassoon studio concerto competition, soloist)
Colgrass: Urban Requiem (feat. The Oasis Saxophone Quartet)
Putz: Chapters of Life – Concert for Tuba (Timothy Anderson, tuba soloist)

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE

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12:45 p.m. Saturday, March 12

Wind Symphony
Rodney Winther, conductor
“A Sousa Tribute”

Location:  Corbett Auditorium
Admission: Free

— CCM Chamber Players Winter Performance Schedule —

8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27

Chamber Players
Rodney Winther, music director

Presenting four of the most standard works in the repertoire with music by Mozart, Varèse, Martinu and Kurka.

Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall
Admission: Free

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4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27

Chamber Players
Rodney Winther, music director

Berg: Kammerkonzert for Violin, Piano and Thirteen Winds
Webern: Konzert, Op. 24
Schoenberg: Kammersymphonie No. 1, Op. 9

Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall
Admission: Free

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4 p.m. Sunday, March 6

• CCM Choral & Orchestral Series •
Chamber Choir, Chorale, Concert Orchestra and
Chamber Players
Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Mark Gibson and Rodney Winther, conductors
“Stravinsky Festival”

CCM’s Choral, Orchestral, Percussion, Piano and Wind Departments showcase masterpieces of Stravinsky, perhaps the 20th century’s most important composer. Experience the festivities of a Russian peasant wedding in Les Noces, the neo-classic austerity of Mass, the vivid emotions of Ave Maria and The King of the Stars, and the visceral rhythms and dynamic orchestral colors in Firebird Suite.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE

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