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Winds Series

The Department of Wind Studies celebrates the works of classic and contemporary composers alike during the 2017-18 CCM Winds Series. Under the direction of CCM Interim Director of Wind Studies Terence Milligan, CCM’s wind ensembles present eight major concerts from Sept. 21, 2017, through April 18, 2018.

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8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor

The CCM Wind Orchestra opens its new season with a concert in memory of Karel Husa, who died on December 14, 2016, at the age of 95. Born in Prague, he was a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1969, the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition in 1993 and a musical champion of freedom for all. 

Z. LUKÁS: Musica Boema
HUSA: Concerto for Wind Ensemble
J. FUCIK: Entry of the Gladiators March
HUSA: Music for Prague 1968

Location: Dieterle Vocal Arts Center Room 300

8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor

The Wind Orchestra takes a musical excursion to Mexico, our neighbor to the south, with music that features the rich sounds and colors found south of the border.

COPLAND: El Salón México
C. CHAVEZ: Sinfonía India
G. CODINA: Zacatecas March
H. OWEN REED: La Fiesta Mexicana

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater

8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor

Come share our excitement as the Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble combine forces to celebrate the renovation and reopening of our beloved Corbett Auditorium!

D. MASLANKA: Symphony No. 4
V. KALINNIKOV: Symphony No. 4, Finale
J.P. SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever
Additional repertoire to be announced.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor

Music has the power to generate and describe an infinite variety of images and impressions. This program presents music that shines and shimmers in the imagination. Join us, listen and envision!

SCHWANTNER: Luminosity
MOBBERLEY: Songs of Love for soprano and winds
CLARK: Samurai
TYZIK: Images

Location: Corbett Auditorium

8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble
Terence Milligan and Kevin Michael Holzman, music directors and conductors

J.S. BACH/CALLIET: Chorale Prelude to Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV
727 and “Little” Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578
WOOD: Mannin Veen
RESPIGHI/ROSSINI: La Boutique fantasque
CHEN: Dance Festival

SCHWANTNER: ... and the mountains rising nowhere
GRAINGER: Colonial Song
GRAINGER: Gum-Sucker’s March
ITOH: Daydreams
FILLMORE: The Crosley March

Location: Corbett Auditorium

8 p.m. Friday, March 2
• CCM at 150 Celebrates Bernstein at 100 •
CCM Wind Orchestra
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor

Leonard Bernstein was an American treasure and a larger-than-life force in music. We celebrate his 100 years with Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Three Dance Episodes from On the Town, along with Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss.

Location: Corbett Auditorium

4 p.m. Sunday, March 25
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra, CCM Wind Ensemble, CCM Jazz Ensembles and Special Guests
Terence Milligan and Kevin Michael Holzman, music directors and conductors

CCM proudly presents 60 minutes of crowd-pleasing, non-stop excitement by diverse performers throughout Corbett Auditorium. An annual favorite, this year’s PRISM concert showcases the future stars of tomorrow from CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement!

Location: Corbett Auditorium

8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18
• Winds Series •
CCM Wind Orchestra
Terence Milligan, music director and conductor

The supernatural world, the spiritual world, other worlds – are they real? Do they exist? We weigh those questions as we present music about other levels of existence.

WHITACRE: Ghost Train
MACKEY: The Frozen Cathedral
NAVARRO: Gods of Olympus
DAUGHERTY: Red Cape Tango

Location: Corbett Auditorium



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



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

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

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

The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. & Mrs. 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
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
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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