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Wind Ensemble

wind ensemble
Jeff Jordan

Dr. Jeff Jordan, Director

The FHSU Wind Ensemble is the University's premiere concert band, consisting of the campus' outstanding brass, woodwind and percussion players.

Members are selected by auditions and regularly perform four concerts per year.

The Ensemble's repertoire includes the best of traditional and contemporary literature composed for the modern wind band and features frequent solo appearances by outstanding faculty members.

Recent highlights include a 2005 appearance at the Kansas Music Educators Association Convention in Wichita and the world premiere of composer Timothy Crowley's Winter Light, commissioned by the ensemble. The band was invited to perform at the 2008 KMEA convention and can also be heard on the newest promotional recordings from TRN Music Publishers.

Recordings of Recent Performances:

  • Sunstorm, Composed by Jeff Jordan
  • Sleep, Composed by Eric Whitacre
  • Escapade, Composed by Joseph Spaniola


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