Duke University Wind Symphony with Imani Winds
Program includes Jeff Scott: "Baile Si Quiere!," Phillip Sparke: "Dance Movements," Alfred Reed: "First Suite for Band," Tchaikovsky: "Dance of the Jesters," & more. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The ensemble's playlist embraces traditional chamber music repertoire, and as a 21st century group, Imani Winds is devoutly committed to expanding the wind quintet repertoire by commissioning music from new voices that reflect historical events and the times in which we currently live. Imani Winds regularly performs in international concert venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Walt Disney Hall and the Kimmel Center. Tours have taken them throughout Asia, Brazil, Australia, England, New Zealand and across Europe. Their national and international presence include performances at chamber music series in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Philadelphia and Houston. Festival performances include Chamber Music Northwest, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Ravinia Festival, Chautauqua, Banff Centre and Angel Fire. The Duke University Wind Symphony is directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant. This concert is possible with the support of Duke Performances.