The Lawrence University Conservatory Bands offer multiple performances a year playing a rich variety of repertoire. 

Lawrence University Wind Ensemble
2022-2023 season

Repertoire subject to change for educational and artistic reasons.

Saturday October 1 8:00 PM  9
Combined with Symphonic Band
Dress rehearsal Saturday, October 1 (Portions of time between 9AM-1PM*)

Carolyn Bremer– Impulse Engine (5’)
Ricardo Lorenz – Caminantes (10’)
Ida Gotkovsky – Poème du Feu (23’)

Saturday October 8
Kaleidoscope Performance - PAC
Dress rehearsal Saturday, October 8 (Afternoon*)
Carolyn Bremer– Impulse Engine

Wednesday November 16 8:00 PM 18
Combined with Symphonic Band
Dress rehearsal Tuesday, November (Portions of time between 6PM-10PM*)
Margaret Brouwer – Sizzle (5’)
John Barnes Chance – Concerto for Trumpet and Concert Band (20’)
            Featuring Prof. John Daniel, trumpet
Percy Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy (18’)

Sunday January 22 Noon-4 PM
Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition Auditions

Saturday February 25 8:00 PM 
Dress rehearsal Saturday, February 25 9AM-12PM*
            William Grant Still – Summerland (6’)
            Leonard Bernstein – Prelude, Fugue and Riffs (10’)
                        Prof. David Bell, clarinet
            Stephen Gryc – Guignol (14’)
                        Prof. Carl Rath, bassoon
            Vittorio Giannini – Symphony No. 3 (25’)

 

Saturday May 20  8:00 PM 
Paula Crider, guest conductor

Combined with Symphonic Band
Dress rehearsal Saturday  May 20 9AM-1PM*
            James Reese Europe  - Castle House Rag (3’)
            Howard Niblock – Macro-Cosmic Rhythms (17’) **WORLD PREMIERE** 
Florent Schmitt – Dionysiaques (11’)
            Winner, 2023 LUWE Concerto Competition

 

“Grad Band” for commencement (comprised of non-graduating students from SB or WE, info coming spring term)
Park Concert – Saturday, June 10 12:00 noon
Commencement – Sunday, June 11

* The specific schedule for dress rehearsals will be determined closer to the date. The posted times indicate reserved time in the Chapel but not all of which will be used, especially for combined concerts.

Symphonic Band

Spring Term 2022

Saturday, May 28 8:00 PM

You can watch ensemble performances with our webcasts.