7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2023, Corbett Auditorium 

CCM Wind Ensemble

Thomas Gamboa, music director and conductor of CCM Wind Ensemble 
Pearce Nitta, graduate student conductor of CCM Wind Ensemble 
Terence Milligan, director emeritus 
Braydon Sowell, alto saxophone soloist

Featuring the CCM Youth Symphonic Winds 
Chris Nichter, music director and conductor of CCM Youth Symphonic Winds 
Adam Friedrich, graduate student conductor of CCM Youth Symphonic Winds 
Dean Haynes, music education conductor of CCM Youth Symphonic Winds

Musical Selections

CCM Youth Symphonic Winds Repertoire

  • Autobahn
    Ryan George (b. 1978)
    Adam Friedrich, conductor

  • Ammerland 
    Jacob de Haan (b. 1959)
    Dean Haynes, conductor

  • Grand Rapids Suite 
    John Zdechlik (1937-2020)
    • I. Prologue
    • II. Burlesque
    • III. Soliloquy
    • IV. Circus

Wind Ensemble Repertoire

  • Dragon Rhyme 
    Chen Yi (b. 1953)
    Pearce Nitta, graduate student conductor
    • II. Energetically 
  • Allerseelen 
    Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
    Trans. Albert Oliver Davis
    Edited by Frederick Fennell
    Pearce Nitta, graduate student conductor 

  • Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Orchestra 
    Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970)
    Braydon Sowell, alto saxophone soloist  
    • I.  Recitative
    • II. Adagio (Passicaglia)
    • III. Rondo alla Marcia: Allegro Brioso 
  • Symphonic Movement  
    Václav Nelhybel (1919-1996)
    Terence Milligan, guest conductor 

  • Dance Movements 
    Philip Sparke (b. 1951)
    • I. Ritmico
    • II. Molto Vivo (for the woodwinds)
    • III. Lento (for the brass)
    • IV. Molto Ritmico

About CCM Wind Studies

The CCM Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble have recieved wide acclaim for the quality of their performances as well as the diversity and originality of their programing. Dedication to bringing the finest traditional and contemporary literature to their audiences, the ensembles perform chamber music, selected transcriptions, concerti and original full ensemble repertoire spanning five centuries. 

a vibrant performance

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Wind Ensemble

Thomas Gamboa, music director


  • Maddie Choi
  • Minkyoung Choi
  • Allison Clifford

Oboe / English Horn

  • Jonah Hertzman
  • Isaac Lookadoo
  • Anna Lower
  • Qiming Sheng 


  • Beatrice Aldrich
  • Quinton Benner
  • Madi Bosch
  • Zac Dietz
  • Shuta Maeno
  • Amay Pant


  • Justin Bruss
  • Yu-Chuen Huang


  • Dean Haynes
  • Israel Saldivar
  • Aiden Schlegel
  • Eli Stacey


  • Hannah Kittleson
  • Charlie Klukow
  • Hector Montalvo
  • Anna Voros


  • Gabriel Curtis
  • Ethan Murden
  • Caroline Niederhausen
  • Olivia Passerini
  • Travis Sandomierski


  • Jake Allgeier
  • Shawn Charton
  • Mark Troy


  • Serafina Medica


  • Edmund Brumback
  • Xianquan Mu

Double Bass  

  • Lydia Young


  • Madeline Arney


  • Whitney Wang


  • Maddie Adams
  • Madeline Bodie
  • Yuxuan Gong
  • Josiah Jobe
  • Peter Loferski
  • Isaiah Wright

CCM Youth Wind Ensemble

Piccolo/ Flute

  • Tommy Chen, Mason HS
  • Sharon Fang, Indian Hills HS
  • Francesca Harper, Mason HS
  • Baylee Retherford, Goshen HS
  • Alejandra Saavedra, Beechwood HS
  • Lindsey Zaremba, Sycamore HS
  • Serena Zhang, Mason HS


  • Sophia Cheng, Walnut Hills HS


  • Sanvi Jha, Mason HS
  • Mason Moyle, Summit Country Day
  • Emma Schneider, Sycamore HS
  • Evelyn Shin, Sycamore HS
  • Rohit Shah, bass, Walnut Hills HS


  • Zachary Pinnick, West Clermont HS


  • Daniel Choi, Indian Hills HS
  • Andrew Godsey, Milford HS
  • Sydney Lewis, Lakota East HS
  • Fernando Llerena, Milford HS
  • Maximilian Page, Lakota East HS
  • Jeremy Perrin, Mason HS
  • Julia Smith, Sycamore HS
  • William Lindeman, Ryle HS
  • Aiden Spangler, Oak Hills HS
  • Remington Roeper, School for the Creative and Performing Arts
  • Bayleigh Thompson, Reading HS


  • Cooper Bencurik, Oak Hills HS
  • Tarek Hasan, Summit Country Day
  • Russel Johnsonbaugh, Covington Latin School
  • Dominic LaSalle, University of Cincinnati
  • Kyle Russell, University of Cincinnati
  • Benjamin Seamon, University of Cincinnati


  • Sarah Bowman, University of Cincinnati
  • Hannah Hawryluk, University of Cincinnati
  • Aidan Locktish, University of Cincinnati
  • Karr Stump, University of Cincinnati


  • David Eppele, University of Cincinnati
  • Clayton Sanderson, University of Cincinnati
  • Madison Smith, University of Cincinnati


  • Ben Krietemeyer, Walnut Hills HS
  • William Stewart, Fairfield HS


  • Owen Kearney, Mason HS
  • Christopher Todorov, Mason HS


  • Knox Dowell, Walnut Hills HS
  • Nate Eslinger, Wyoming HS
  • Jason Nguyen, Lakota West HS
  • Tyler Oaks, Loveland HS

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Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Sponsor
The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Sponsor
All-Steinway School Sponsor
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc.
Community Partners
The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists & Thinking About Music Sponsor
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Greg Mathein 
Gary & Barb Cummins 
Jim & Linda Miller 
George & Carroll Roden
Musical Theatre Department Sponsors
Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor
Rafael and Kimberly de Acha
Opera D’Arte Sponsor
An Anonymous Donor
Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Elizabeth C.B. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Ariel Quartet Sponsors
Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation
Choral Studies Sponsors
  Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor
Starling Strings Sponsor
Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary
Organ Department Sponsors
Keyboard Club of Cincinnati
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsors
Kevin and Nancy Rhein
   Wind Studies Sponsor
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of Sept. 7, 2023

General Information

Land Acknowledgment

The Cincinnati area and the land that the University of Cincinnati has been built on is the native homeland of the Indigenous Algonquian speaking tribes, including the Delaware, Miami, and Shawnee tribes.

Box Office

Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m.; and one hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
  • Email:
  • Mail: CCM Box Office, P.O. Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003


Convenient parking is available in the CCM Garage at the base of Corry Boulevard off of Jefferson Avenue. Additional parking is available in garages throughout the UC campus. Any questions concerning on-campus parking should be directed to UC Parking Services at 513-556-2283.

Tax Credit

If you find that you cannot attend your performance, your tickets may be donated for tax credit as a charitable contribution. Simply notify the Box Office prior to the performance to release your seats, and give your name and address. A tax donation receipt will be mailed to you.

Lost and Found

If you have lost an item, contact lost and found at 513-556-9413.

House Policies

The House Manager has been instructed to minimize the disturbance to patrons already seated when accommodating latecomers. The director and producer of each production select times that are least likely to interrupt the performance, and latecomers will be seated only during these times. Latecomers who miss these opportunities will not be admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.

Cameras, Phones and Recording Devices

The video or audio recording of performances is prohibited.

The use of cameras, with or without flashes, recording devices, cellular phones and other electronic devices inside the theater is prohibited. Please leave them with the House Manager.

Smoking and Refreshments

Smoking and refreshments are not permitted in the theater. Effective May 1, 2017, smoking and tobacco use (including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes) shall be prohibited by students, staff, faculty, visitors, vendors and contractors at all times in or on University of Cincinnati properties, including events on university property during non-school hours. This includes all shelters, indoor and outdoor theaters and athletic facilities, bridges, walkways, sidewalks, residence halls, parking lots, and street parking and garages owned by the university.

Hearing Enhancement

Telex listening devices are available for checkout during performances in both Patricia Corbett Theater and Corbett Auditorium. Please inquire at the Box Office.

Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair seating is available in both Corbett Auditorium and Patricia Corbett Theater. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made with the Box Office when ordering tickets. These seats are subject to availability.

Group Sales

The Box Office can accommodate groups for major productions and concerts. Preview and benefit performances are also available for some productions. For more information, call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183.

CCM Faculty and Staff

CCM's faculty and staff and its state-of-the-art facilities make possible the professional training and exceptional education on which CCM believes the future of the arts relies. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts. More than 150 internationally recognized faculty members work with students from around the world, specializing in eight areas of study.

Know Your Exit

Corbett Auditorium emergency exits are located at the back left and right of the balcony level, the back left and right of the main floor level, and at the left and right at the front of the stage.

Performance dates and repertoire are subject to change. View CCM's current calendar of events.

The purpose of these performances is educational, and they are part of a University of Cincinnati academic program.