Wind Ensemble Chamber Winds

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 1:30pm
FREE
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Members of the UW Wind Ensemble perform works arranged for small ensembles, including music by Igor Stravinsky, Florent Schmitt, Benjamin Britten, and others. Graduate student Matthew Anderson, horn, is the soloist on Schmitt's Lied et Scherzo. 

 

 

PROGRAM

 

Fanfare for a New Theatre (1964)............................................ Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

 

Lied et Scherzo (1910)................................................................. Florent Schmitt (1870-1958)

Matthew Anderson, horn

  

Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury (1959)..................................... Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

 

Serenade for 12 Instruments (2002)....................................... Michael Weinstein (b. 1960)

 

Three Pieces for Flute Quartet (1964)...................................... Richard Hervig (1917-2010)

 

Scherzo and Dirge (1948)...................................................... Robert L. Sanders (1906-1974)

 

Cuarteto Latinoamericano para Saxofones (1984)........... Aldemaro Romero (1928-2007)

 

Serenade in c minor, K. 388 (1782)................... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

 

Prelude and Fugue for Six Trumpets (2000)...................................... Eric Ewazen (b. 1954) 

SOLOIST: Matthew Anderson
Southern California native Matthew Anderson has performed under the baton of such conducting luminaries as Zubin Mehta, Andre Previn, Carl St. Clair, Mehli Mehta and Charles Dutoit.  He has also performed with such varied artists as Barry Manilow, Michael Kamen, Take 6, Nancy Wilson, Doc Severinson, Natalie Cole, Rita Moreno, Randy Newman and Burt Bacharach.  Mr. Anderson is a veteran orchestral horn player, having played in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, The Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra and The American Youth Symphony as well as with most of the regional professional orchestras from the Central Valley of California, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties including playing on the Grammy nominated recording of Respighi’s Church Windows with the Pacific Symphony.  He also performed at Disneyland for many years with many groups and has played on numerous recordings and musical theater productions.  He has participated in international and national tours with orchestras including a groundbreaking world premiere performance of Aida in Mexico City.  In 2013 Mr. Anderson relocated to Seattle to pursue the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Washington.  The 2015-16 school year will mark his third and final year in the program in pursuit of that dream.

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