Wind Ensemble

The Alabama Wind Ensemble is a select group of the finest wind players and percussionists from within the University Band Program and the School of music. The ensemble has been invited to perform at prestigious events such as the College Band Directors National Association Convention, the Southern Division of the Music Educators’ National Conference and the Alabama Music Educators Association State Conference. The Alabama Wind Ensemble has commissioned and premiered works by noted composers such as Donald Grantham, Nigel Clarke, Richard Saucedo, and David Maslanka. All concerts are open to the public, free of charge and begin at 7:30 PM (unless otherwise announced). CLICK HERE to view the concerts live online (UA SOM YouTube Channel).

2018-2019 Wind Ensemble Repertoire

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 PM
Dr. Kenneth B. Ozzello, Conductor
Toccata Marziale: Williams/Frank L. Battisti
Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor: Bach/Elgar/Ryan Nowlin
Quicksilver: Stacy Garrop
Flash Black: Steven Danyew


Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:30 PM
Dr. Kenneth B. Ozzello, Conductor
Russlan and Ludmilla Overture: Ginka/Mark Hindsley
Tower Ascending: Wayne Oquin
Songs of the End of the World: John Mackey
Symphony No. 2 (Voices): Jim Stephenson 


Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 33rd Annual Honor Band Festival
Dr. Kenneth B. Ozzello, Conductor


Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
Dr. Kenneth B. Ozzello, Conductor