The Wind Ensemble is composed of approximately fifty-five of the finest wind and percussion performers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, drawn together by the desire to perform serious wind literature. The Wind Ensemble has received praise from composers and reviewers for its artistic performances and imaginative programming that regularly features collaborations with major composers and guest artists. Membership in the Wind Ensemble is open by audition to all university students, regardless of major.
The Triangle Wind Ensemble is an adult wind ensemble based in North Carolina’s Triangle region. Many of the area’s most talented wind and percussion players join together to practice and perform an exciting range of music for audiences in both formal and informal settings. Our repertoire includes transcriptions of classical orchestral music, original compositions for wind band, small ensemble pieces, popular medleys and arrangements, as well as holiday and patriotic music for special occasions. We present multiple concerts each season in locations across the Triangle, including Raleigh, Durham, Cary, and Chapel Hill.
The mission of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra (GSO) is to enrich the cultural life of Greensboro and surrounding areas through the development, promotion and maintenance of a program of quality music and music education. In addition to the GSO’s classical and pops programs, it offers a comprehensive suite of education programs which serve over 36,000 students each year.
The Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra provides a professionally directed environment for young musicians to study, prepare, and perform music, serves the community at large by providing high quality, free performances, complements school music programs, and encourages and advocates the arts, music, and music education in the Piedmont Triad region. GSYO’s Youth Orchestra performs great orchestral works in original versions in venues such as Dana Auditorium and the new Stephen F. Tanger Center for the Performing Arts.