Canadian Music Centre Concert Band Reading Session

Dr. Nicholas Papador conducts the University Wind Ensemble on the Capitol Theatre's stageDr. Nicholas Papador conducts the University Wind Ensemble on the Capitol Theatre's stage
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 16:30
 
 
Tuesday, February 13, 4:30 pm

Canadian Music Centre Concert Band Reading Session

SoCA Freedom Way building, Multimedia Studio, room 107
360 Freedom Way
 
On Tuesday, February 13, the Canadian Music Centre is bringing six Canadian composers to Windsor to hear their compositions played by the University Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Nicholas Papador. This event is called a “Concert Band Reading Session.”  For many of these pieces it will be the first time the composer has heard them performed and to get feedback from the musicians. The reading will take place at the Armouries beginning at 4:30 pm. Conductors, educators, and other members of the band community interested in Canadian repertoire will enjoy the chance to connect and discuss the music. A short reception will follow the reading. Free event.
 
 
Event Title: Concert Band Reading Session
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: University of Windsor School of Creative Arts, Windsor
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Price: FREE
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
 
Description:
The Canadian Music Centre and the School of Creative Arts at the University of Windsor collaborate to present a reading session of contemporary Canadian compositions for concert band. We will present six works that have been written for beginner and intermediate level ensembles, and the composers will be present to share insights into their works.
Conductors, educators, and other members of the band community interested in Canadian repertoire will enjoy the chance to connect and discuss the music. We will host a short reception following the reading.
 
Featuring the University of Windsor Wind Ensemble (Dr. Nicholas Papador, director)
Professors Jason Grossi and Nicholas Papador, University of Windsor faculty sponsors
 

Featured composers and compositions:
David Carovillano, Onward! An Overture for Concert Band
Sarah Coles, Sunset on Green Lake
Alex Eddington, Flight of the Hawks
David Fawcett, Meditation and Allegro
Jim Harley, A Walk in the Woods
Monica Pearce, Let Them Howl

 
For information please contact:
Dr. Nicholas Papador
(519)253-3000
Extension: 
2786