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Wind Ensemble Chamber Winds; "Prized: Chosen Gems"

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 1:30pm
$5 (cash or check at the door)

Members of the UW Wind Ensemble perform works by prize-winning composers, including Transcendental Windows, by Pierre Jalbert; and Music for Brass Instruments, by Ingolf Dahl.


Transcendental Windows for chamber ensemble (2000), Pierre Jalbert

flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, harp, 1 percussion

Good Soldier Schweik Suite, Robert Kurka

flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, harp, 1 percussion

Jour d’Eté a la Montagne, Eugene Bozza

flute quartet

Music for Brass Instruments, Ingolf Dahl

2 trumpets, horn, 2 trombones, tuba

Everything Must Go, Martin Bresnick

2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone

Tuba/Euphonium Quartet – TBA

Percussion Quartet/Quintet – TBA



Timothy Salzman

Timothy Salzman is Professor of Music at the University of Washington where he serves as Director of Concert Bands and is conductor of the University Wind Ensemble. He also teaches students enrolled in the graduate instrumental conducting program. Former students from the University of Washington occupy positions at numerous universities and public schools throughout the United States.

Prior to his appointment at the UW he served as Director of Bands at Montana State University where he founded the MSU Wind Ensemble. From 1978 to 1983 he was band director in the Herscher, Illinois, public school system where the band program received several regional and national awards in solo/ensemble, concert and marching band competition. 

Salzman holds degrees from Wheaton (IL.) College (Bachelor of Music Education), and Northern Illinois University (Master of Music in low brass performance), and studied privately with Arnold Jacobs, former tubist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has numerous publications for bands with the C. L. Barnhouse, Arranger's Publications, Columbia Pictures and Hal Leonard Publishing companies, and has served on the staff of new music reviews for the Instrumentalist magazine.

Salzman is a national artist/clinician for the Yamaha Corporation of America and has been a conductor, adjudicator or arranger for bands in over thirty-five states, Canada, England, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, China, and Japan, a country he has visited twenty times. He is compiling editor and co-author (with several current and former UW graduate students) of A Composer's Insight: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, a new series of books on contemporary wind band composers published by Meredith Music Publications, a subsidiary of the Hal Leonard Corporation.


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