Martin Wind Symphony

CURRICULUM

The Martin Wind Symphony is a concert wind ensemble of balanced instrumentation, selected from the most experienced and outstanding musicians in the total band program at MHS. The ensemble is a full year obligation for all members. An audition is required for placement in the ensemble. Musicians in the ensemble continue the development of advanced performance techniques while cultivating superior musicianship. The Wind Symphony performs on and off-campus concerts, travels to regional and state-wide concert festivals, as well as other music festivals nationwide.

Past Programs:

2015 UIL Program
Grafulla: Washington Grays
Hindemith: Symphony in Bb (all)
Grainger: Molly on the Shore
David Carbone, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award


2014 UIL / Honor Band Program
Barber: Commando March
Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy (all)
Welcher: Zion
David Carbone, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award


2013 UIL Program
Grainger: The Gum-Suckers March
Wagner / Cailiet: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral
Nelson: Rocky Point Holiday
David Carbone, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award


2012 UIL / Honor Band Program
Hindemith: March from Symphonic Metamorphosis
Persichetti: Symphony for Band, op. 69
Bernstein: "Profanation" from Symphony no. 1
David Carbone, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award
3rd Place, Dallas Wind Symphony Contest at the Myerson Symphony Center


2011 UIL Program
delle Cese: Inglesina
Hearshen: Symphony On Themes by John Phillip Sousa, mvt. II based on "The Thunderer"
Arnold: Tam O' Shanter
Gordon Hart, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award


2010 UIL / Honor Band Program
Ives: Omega Lamda Chi
Mackey: Red Line Tango
H. Owen Reed: La Fiesta Mexicana
Gordon Hart, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award
UIL 5A State Honor Band Finalist


2009 UIL Program
Nelhybel: Trittico
Dello Joio: Variations on Theme by Haydn
Gordon Hart, conductor

2008 UIL Program
Ives: Country Band March
Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy
Schuman: Circus Overture
Gordon Hart, conductor
UIL Region 5 "Sweepstakes" Award