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Spring 2021

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Saturday May 15, 2021 at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center

Amparito Roca
irish tune from county derry
first suite in e flat holst chaconne
no 3 march folk songs fro somerset
hymn to healthcare heroes susi
first responders march anthony susi
america the beautiful arr carmen dragon
stars and stripes forever marine band

Fall 2019

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, December 11
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Fall 2018

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, December 12
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Spring 2018

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, May 9
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Fall 2017

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, November 29
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Spring 2017

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, May 10
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Fall 2016

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, November 30
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Fall 2015

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, November 30
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Video Recording

Fall 2014

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, December 3
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Program

Spring 2014

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Spring concert took place on Wednesday, May 7
at University of Hartford's Millard Auditorium. View Concert Program

Fall 2013

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, December 4
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. View Concert Program

Spring 2013

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Spring concert took place on Wednesday, May 8
at University of Hartford's Millard Auditorium.

Special solo performances included:
Aaron Copland's "Quiet City" featuring Shelby Apuzzo on English Horn and Eric Tunkel on Trumpet &
R. Vaughn Williams' "Concerto for Tuba" featuring Justin Chervony on Tuba and David Winer as Conductor

Fall 2012

The Capitol Symphonic Winds Winter concert took place on Wednesday, December 12
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater.

Our program featured the premiere of "The Lady, or the Tiger?" written by Benjamin Park, who is a member of the ensemble's french horn section. The program will also include "Four Rhodian Scenes" featuring Catherine O'Kelly on guitar. Catherine is also a member of our oboe section.

Spring 2012

The Capitol Winds Spring 2012 performance took place on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
at Millard Auditorium on the campus of the University of Hartford.

The concert program featured Walter Mamlok playing the Artie Shaw "Clarinet Concerto".

Other concert selections include the works of Percy Grainger, John Philip Sousa, David Maslanka, Howard Hanson, and the Premier of Adam Summerer's "Skirmish and Sword Dance".

Fall 2011

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The Capitol Symphonic Winds Fall 2011 performance took place on Wednesday, November 30, 2011
at University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater on the campus of the University of Hartford.

Procession of Nobles - Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov 
Southern Hymn - Samuel R. Hazo 
Elements (Petite Symphony) - Brian Balmages 
Three Dances of Enchantment - Luigi Zaninelli 

The Walking Frog - K.L. King 
Symphony No. 3 Slavyanskaya - Boris Kozhevnvikov 
Russian Christmas Music - Alfred Reed 

Spring 2011

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The Capitol Symphonic Winds Spring 2011 performance took place on Wednesday, May 4, 2011
at the Lincoln Theater on the campus of the University of Hartford.


Festive Overture, Opus 96 - D.  Shostakovich (1837-1907) (Trans. D.  Hunsberger  b. 1932)

Hymn to a Blue Hour - John Mackey  b. 1973

Illyrian Dances - Guy Woolfenden  b. 1937
1. Rondeau
2. Aubade
3. Gigue

Dance of the Jesters - Peter I.Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) (Trans. Ray E. Cramer)

Concerto for Trumpet - F. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) (Arr. W.J. Duthoit)
Soloist: Mark Hausman, Euphonium

Symphonic Dance No. 3, Fiesta - Clifton Williams (1923-1976)
Matt DeLassus, Conductor

The Seasons - Philip Sparke  b. 1951
1. Spring Sunshine
2. Summer Siesta
3. Autumn Alone
4. Winter Winds

With Pleasure (Dance Hilarious) - John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) (Ed. Robert E. Foster)

Fall 2010

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The concert took place on Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

Spring 2010

The Capitol Winds Spring 2010 performance took place on Wednesday, May 5, 2010
at the Lincoln Theater on the campus of the the University of Hartford.

The concert program included:

National Emblem by E. E. Bagley (1857-1922), Ed. Frederick Fennell (1914-2004)
Summer Unending by Jacob J. Narverud (b.1986)
People Who Live in Glass Houses by John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), Ed. John R. Bourgeois
-The Champaignes
-The Rhine Wines
-The Whiskies-Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, Rye
-Convention of the Cordials
Salvation is Created by Pavel Tschesnokoff (1877-1944), Arr. Bruce Houseknecht
*Katie Cox, Conductor
In Memoriam by Mark Camphouse (b. 1954)

Concertino for Clarinet, Opus 26 by C.M. Von Weber (1786-1826)
Soloist: Willard Minton, Clarinet
Three Dances from "The Maid of Orleans" by Peter Tschaikovsky (1840-1893), Ed. John R. Bourgeois
-Dance of the Bohemians
-Dance of the Pages
-Dance of the Actors
The Cowboys by John Williams (b.1932), Arr. Jim Curnow

Fall 2009

The Capitol Winds Winter 2009 performance took place on Wednesday, December 2, 2009
at the Lincoln Theater on the campus of the University of Hartford.

The concert program included:

Symphonic Suite by Clifton Williams
Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli
New England Triptych by William Schuman
...Be Glad Then America
...When Jesus Wept
...Chester
Uncle Henry March by Howard Akers
O Magnum Mysterium by Morton Lauridsen
Fusion by Brian Balmages
Blue Shades by Frank Ticheli

Spring 2009

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The Capitol Winds Spring 2009 performance took place on Wednesday, May 6, 2009
at Millard Auditorium on the campus of the the University of Hartford.

The concert program included:

Overture La Forza del Destino by Giuseppe Verdi
Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral by Richard Wagner
Whatsoever Things... by Mark Camphouse
Lincoln Portrait by Aaron Copland
** A special performance to commemorate the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth**
Men of Ohio March by Henry Fillmore
Carmen Fantaisie on themes from Georges Bizet's opera by Francois Borne, featuring flute soloist Whitney Perrine
That Others May Live by Jeremy S. Martin
Boy Scouts of America March by John Philip Sousa

Fall 2008

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The Capitol Winds Winter 2008 performance took place on Wednesday, December 3, 2008
at the Lincoln Theater on the campus of the University of Hartford.

The concert program included:

Jubilee Overture by Philip Sparke
The Sea Treaders by W. Francis McBeth
Symphony #3 by Alfred Reed
Tunbridge Fair by Walter Piston
Kitty Hawk by John Cheetham
Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold
Easter Monday on the White House Lawn by John Philip Sousa

Spring 2008

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The Capitol Winds Spring 2008 performance took place on Wednesday, April 30, 2008
at the Millard Auditorium on the campus of the the University of Hartford.

The concert program included:

The Circus Bee....................................................Henry Fillmore
On a Hymnsong of Lowell Mason.............................David Holsinger
Symphony in B flat ..............................................Paul Hindemith

Concertino for Clarinet and Band..............................Warren Barker,Giancarlo Bazzano soloist
Pineapple Poll ......................................................Arthur Sullivan
Symphony No. 6 ..................................................Tchaikovsky

Fall 2007

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The Capitol Winds Winter 2007 performance took place on Wednesday, December 5, 2007
at the Lincoln Theater on the campus of the the University of Hartford.

The concert program included:

Florentiner March, Op. 214..........Julius Fucik (click on link to hear audio recording)
The Hounds of Spring.................Alfred Reed
Medeival Suite..........................Ron Nelson
1. Homage to Leonin (12th Century)
2. Homage to Perotin (c. 1155-1200)
3. Homage to Machaut (c. 1300-1377)
Hanover Festival.......................Philip Sparke

With Sword and Lance...............Hermann Starke
The Water is Wide....................setting by Rick Kirby
Dance Movements....................Philip Sparke
1. Ritmico
2. Molto Vivo
3. Lento
4. Molto Ritmico

Spring 2007

View Concert Photos. The Capitol Winds Spring 2007 performance took place on Wednesday, May 2, 2007
at the University of Hartford's Lincoln Theater. The program for the Spring 2007 concert included:

American Overture........................Joseph Willcox Jenkins
Amazing Grace.................setting by Robert W. Rumbelow
The Sinfonians (Symphonic March).............Clifton Williams
Berceuse and Finale from "The Firebird".......Igor Stravinsky (ed. Alfred Reed)

Grand March from "Tannhauser"..................Richard Wagner (ed. Alfred Reed)
Symphonic Prelude (The Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer)......Mark Camphouse
The Redwoods........................................Rossano Galante
To Tame the Perilous Skies......................David R. Holsinger .

Fall 2006

View Concert Photos. The Capitol Winds Winter 2006 performance took place on December 13th, 2006
at the Millard Auditorium on the campus of the University of Hartford. Under the direction of Gary Partridge, the concert program included the following compositions:

Ceremonial Flourishes by James Curnow
With Quiet Courage by Larry Daehn
Bandancing by Jack Stamp
Dance of the Comedians by Bedrich Smetana
Raise of the Son by Rossano Galante
Symphony of Prayer by J. Eric Schmidt - World Premiere
A Most Wonderful Christmas by Robert Sheldon

Spring 2006

View Concert Photos. The Capitol Winds Spring 2006 performance took place on Wednesday, May 3, 2006
at the Millard Auditorium on the campus of the the University of Hartford. Under the direction of Gary Partridge, this concert featured works by Haydn Wood, Stephen Melillo, Percy Grainger, Hector Berlioz, Eric Whitacre, and John Philip Sousa.

Fall 2005

View Concert Photos. The Capitol Winds Winter 2005 performance took place on Wednesday, December 14, 2005
at the Millard Auditorium on the campus of the the University of Hartford. Under the direction of Gary Partridge, this concert featured works by Philip Sparke, Brian Balmages, David Holsinger, Alfred Reed, David Gillingham, and a special tribute to Rosa Parks entitled "A Movement for Rosa" by Mark Camphouse.

Spring 2005

The Capitol Winds Spring 2005 performance took place on Thursday, April 28, 2005
at the Lincoln Theatre on the campus of the the University of Hartford. An all "March" music concert featured works by William Walton, Percy Grainger, Lockhart-Seitz-Alford, Henry Fillmore, Paul Hindemith, Morton Gould, Davide Delle Cese, and John Philip Sousa.

*This website information is independently produced by Guy Simonian, a volunteer community member musician of the Capitol Winds Ensemble. The University of Hartford and Hartt School are not responsible for this content.