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BYU Wind Symphony

Date of Performance

07. 19(Fri) / 14:00 ~ 15:30


Dr. Shawn Smith


  • Toccata Marziale (05”00”)
    - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Unidad en Ritmo (07”30”)
    - Michele Fernandez
  • Rhapsody in Blue (18”00”)
    - George Gershwin
  • Symphony No. 6--The Blue Marble (24”00”)
    - Julie Giroux
  • Symphony No. 4 "West Point" II. Marches (08”00”)
    - Morton Gould

The finest woodwind, brass and percussion players at Brigham Young University perform with the BYU Wind Symphony, under the direction of Shawn Smith. The ensemble maintains an active performance schedule with programming that ranges from wind band classics to some of the newest wind repertoire. The BYU Wind Symphony is active in commissioning new works and regularly collaborates with guest composers, conductors and instrumental artists on campus.

In addition to on-campus concerts, the BYU Wind Symphony has been honored with performances at the Music Educators National Conference and Convention; the College Band Directors Association, National and Division Conventions; and the American Bandmasters Association National Conference. The BYU Wind Symphony has recently been honored with an invitation to perform at the 2024 International Conference of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, in South Korea.

As BYU’s premier wind band, the Wind Symphony has presented concerts thrpoughout the United States, and in over twenty countries – including China, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout Europe. In May 2023, the Wind Symphony performed a two-week concert tour through Spain and Portugal.

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