The Wind Orchestra is an outstanding ensemble consisting of highly talented music majors from the School of Music and non-majors from throughout the university. The Wind Orchestra is conducted by Associate Director of Bands Chester B. Phillips.
The ensemble performs a wide range of repertoire including the finest band masterworks, new compositions, and orchestral transcriptions in a full schedule of concerts. The ensemble frequently collaborates with guest composers, conductors, and soloists. Recent collaborations include Frank Ticheli, Steven Bryant, Michael Colgrass, and John Mackey.