Comprised of approximately 50 of our finest undergraduate and graduate brass, woodwind, and percussion students, the EIU Wind Symphony is the premiere concert band at Eastern Illinois University. This ensemble performs a wide variety of repertoire including the major masterworks of the band canon, groundbreaking new works by up-and-coming composers, and chamber music for smaller ensembles. The Wind Symphony is actively involved in commissioning new works for wind band as well as exploring new approaches to programming and performing. The EIU Symphony rehearses 4 hours per week and performs three to four concerts per semester.
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MUS 200 Wind Symphony
12:00pm–12:50pm, Mon/Wed/Fri & 12:30pm–1:45pm, Tues
DFAC 1550 Band Rehearsal Hall OR Dvorak Concert Hall, Doudna Fine Arts Center
Dr. Alicia Neal, conductor
*All ensembles are open to both music majors and non-majors based on audition at the start of the fall semester.