What kind of music does a group like the Wellington Wind Symphony perform?

What inspires composers and arrangers to write for wind ensemble?

How does musical performance bring ideas to life?

This section of the website features live performances by the Wellington Wind Symphony. There are four major areas for exploring the musical performances, rehearsals, and reflections on musicianship, and more ideas to extend your exploration.

Button_CdnMusicGreat performances of great pieces by great Canadian composers. View the performances, listen to the composers talk about their work, and link to resources for further exploration.

Button_OtherMusicPerformances of music from other places and times, including music written for band, transcriptions of orchestral works, and orchestral transcriptions with soloists.

Button_ConductorsLeading the band is a complex job – a fine balance between musicianship, rehearsal techniques and performance practice. Gain insight into what it takes to be a successful conductor.

Button_MusiciansDelve into the musical lives of the Wellington Wind Symphony musicians, and learn more about the wide variety of instruments we play. We invite you behind the scenes to sectional rehearsals.

Button_MoreResources This page provides links for further exploration, and suggestions to guide your research. It complements the topic-specific resource links found throughout the website.


Winds in rehearsal      Percussion Soloists