Aug 09, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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@MUAP 370 - Crane Wind Ensemble


1 Credit(s)

The Crane Wind Ensemble (CWE) includes approximately 56 musicians who perform as a full wind band and also in smaller chamber wind groups. The CWE comprises the most outstanding wind and percussion majors in the Crane School of Music who are selected by studio faculty through semesterly audition. The group is further augmented by members of the double bass, piano and harp studios as repertoire necessitates. This ensemble is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind repertoire, regardless of period or disposition of instrumental forces. The CWE is also dedicated to the music of our time, commissioning and premiering the latest works for wind band by contemporary composers. Flexible instrumentation and player rotation provide members of the ensemble with a variety of responsibilities, challenges, and playing experiences. In addition to tours, the CWE performs at least three programs per semester. As warranted.



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