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Winds Series

The Department of Wind Studies celebrates the works of classic and contemporary composers alike during the 2018-19 CCM Winds Series. Under the direction of CCM Director of Wind Studies Kevin Michael Holzman and Assistant Director of Wind Studies Thomas Gamboa, CCM’s wind ensembles present nine major concerts from Sept. 21, 2018, through April 27, 2019.

Flex Ticket Packages are on sale now for all Concert Series performances. Learn more by visiting ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice/concerts/flex-tickets. Purchase six or more tickets and save 20% off regular concert prices.

Single tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for non-UC students and FREE for UC students with valid ID.

Single tickets become available on Sept. 10, 2018, and can be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office, over the telephone at 513-556-4183 or online through our e-Box Office! Visit ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice for CCM Box Office hours and location.

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CCM'S 2018-19 WINDS CONCERT SERIES

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21
• Winds Series •
A NEW BEGINNING
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring faculty artist Denise Tryon, horn
A truly unforgettable evening of music, which celebrates the beginning of a new era for CCM Wind Studies.

SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture, Op. 96
THOMAS: Of Our New Day Begun
WILSON: Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble
MASLANKA: Symphony No. 2

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17
• Winds Series
RHYTHM, GROOVE, DANCE
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring CCM alumnus Paul Schuette

The CCM Wind Symphony performs compositions from a broad spectrum of composers ranging from the complexity of 21st-century, rhythm-driven works to the nuanced grace of 19th-century French ballet.

ARCHER: Common Threads
COPLAND: Emblems
GANDOLFI: Vientos y Tangos
SCHUETTE: Still Life with Rhythms and Echoes
MASSENET: Ballet Music from Le Cid

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 Series •
BERNSTEIN AND FRIENDS
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring faculty artist Ronald Aufmann, clarinet
Celebrating the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, this program features CCM faculty artist and CSO clarinetist Ronald Aufmann in Bernstein’s Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, along with works by composers most associated with the cultural icon.

TOWER: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
THOMSON: A Solemn Music
COPLAND: Emblems
BERNSTEIN: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
COPLAND: Quiet City
BERNSTEIN: Suite from Mass

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18
• Winds Series •
PRISM XXII
CCM Wind Studies
Kevin Michael Holzman and Thomas Gamboa, music directors and conductors

Join us for a thrilling evening of nonstop music, featuring the CCM Wind Symphony, CCM Wind Ensemble, CCM Brass Choir, CCM Chamber Winds, the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE) and the UC Bearcat Band, culminating in an epic performance of Alfred Reed’s Russian Christmas Music.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28
• Winds Series •
FESTIVUS
CCM Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble
Kevin Michael Holzman and Thomas Gamboa, music directors and conductors
Featuring CCM alumnus Russ Zokaites, bass trombone

A Festivus for the rest of us featuring the world premiere of Kenneth Fuchs’ Bass Trombone Concerto conducted by Maestro Mark Gibson alongside wind classics.
Wind Ensemble:

PROKOFIEV: March, Op. 99
MACKEY: Hymn to a Blue Hour
DELLO JOIO: Variants on a Medieval Tune
GINASTERA: “Danza Final” from Estancia
Wind Symphony:

IVES: The Alcotts from Piano Sonata No. 2, “Concord”
BENSON: The Passing Bell
THOMAS: Magneticfireflies
FUCHS: Bass Trombone Concerto (world premiere)
REED: Russian Christmas Music

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6
• Winds Series •
RISING
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring faculty artist James Bunte, saxophone

An evening of inspiring works, including a new composition by CCM alumna Jennifer Jolley and John Mackey’s brilliant Concerto for Soprano Saxophone performed by CCM faculty artist James Bunte.

JOLLEY: The Eyes of the World Are Upon You
BROWNE: Barnstorming Season
J.S. BACH: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor
MACKEY: Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Saturday, March 2
• Winds Series •
THE WINDS OF NAGUAL
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring emeritus faculty artist Rick VanMatre, saxophone

The CCM Wind Symphony performs an evening of music from a broad spectrum of styles and inspirations, featuring the epic Winds of Nagual by Michael Colgrass.
RODRIGO: Adagio para instrumentos de viento
HINDEMITH: Konzertmusik für Blasorchester, Op. 41
PENSYL: Concerto for Saxophone and Wind Orchestra (“Moving Formations”)
COLGRASS: The Winds of Nagual

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
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8 p.m. Friday, March 29
• Winds Series •
CLASSICS AND DIVERSIONS
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring faculty artist Timothy Anderson, trombone

The CCM Wind Symphony performs a concert of classics by Gustav Holst, Paul Hindemith and Ralph Vaughan Williams alongside thrilling newer works by Adam Gorb and wind composition contest winner Julien Monick.

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toccata Marziale
HOLST: Hammersmith, Op. 52
MONICK: Mosaics of Painted Glass
GORB: Downtown Diversions for Trombone and Wind Symphony
HINDEMITH: Symphony in B-flat

Location: Corbett Auditorium
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8 p.m. Saturday, April 27
• Winds Series •
LONTANO
CCM Wind Symphony
Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor
Featuring guest artist Steve Houghton, percussion
Join the CCM Wind Symphony for its 2018-19 season finale, featuring internationally acclaimed jazz percussionist Steve Houghton in a concerto by CCM faculty artist Steve Allee! Highlights include two classic wind pieces and Michael Martin’s stunning new Symphony for Wind Ensemble.

GOULD: Ballad for Band
TAILLEFERRE: Suite Divertimento
ALLEE: Passages
MARTIN: “Lontano” Symphony for Wind Ensemble

Location: Corbett Auditorium

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CCM CONCERT SERIES TICKET PRICES:

$15 general, $10 non-UC students, UC students FREE

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SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

CCM recognizes and thanks the following corporations, foundations and individuals for their generous support:

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

CCM/CSO Diversity Fellowship Sponsor and Opera Fusion: New Works Sponsor

The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
Season Presenting Sponsor

The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Supporter & All-Steinway School Sponsor

ArtsWave
H. Wayne Ferguson Family Foundation
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Community Partners

Macy’s
Mainstage Season Production Sponsor


Mr. & Mrs. Edward S. Rosenthal
Opera Department Sponsor

Elizabeth C. B. & Paul G. Sittenfeld
Musical Theatre Production Sponsor

Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor

The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists Sponsor

Anonymous
The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bloom
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Mr. & Mrs. J. David Rosenberg
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Mr. & Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Dr. & Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Ariel Quartet Sponsors

Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation

Choral Studies Sponsors

Dr. and Mrs. Carl G. Fischer
Ms. Margaret L. Straub & Mr. Neil R. Artman

Studio Drama Series Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor

Northwestern Mutual
Graeter's Ice Cream

Musical Theatre Performance Sponsors

Teri Jory & Seth Geiger
Dance Performance Sponsors

Trish and Rick Bryan
CCMpower
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challending Hate and Prejudice through Performing Arts
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Roz Harkavy
Jeff Thomas Catering
Arlene and Bill Katz
KMK Law
PNC
Jared Queen and Matthew McFee

Event Sponsors

The Sarah Marvin Foundation for the Performing Arts
Classical Guitar Sponsor

Rafael & Kimberly Daniel de Acha Foundation
Opera d'arte Sponsor

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A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, CCM is the largest single source of performing arts presentations in the state of Ohio.

All event dates and programs are subject to change. For a complete calendar of events, please visit us online at ccm.uc.edu.