SJSU Wind Ensemble

I just got back from an absolutely wonderful concert from San Jose State’s Wind Ensemble; there was a beautiful balance between all the different sections, and there was a clear passion in the musicians’ performance as they subtly swayed back and forth with the music, fading into it. Directed by Dr. Edward Harris, the ensemble performed Gustav Holst’s Second Suite in F, Viet Cuong’s Diamond Tide, Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in C Major for Piccolo, and John Mackey’s Aurora Awakes. The Vivaldi piece featured soloist Catherine Payne, who guides the San Jose State flute studio. Continue reading “SJSU Wind Ensemble”