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Wind Ensemble presents Winds, Brass, and Percussion Concert

The University of Southern Mississippi Wind Ensemble proudly presents the 2024 Winds, Brass and Percussion concerto winners in concert. This concert showcases the winners of the bands annual concerto competition held in November of each year. These students represent the best of the best at Southern Miss.  Many of our concerto winners have progressed into professional careers as performers, college professor, music educators and/or representing our institution as performers in military bands across the nation. The Wind Ensemble is under the current direction of Catherine Rand.



“The USM Wind Ensemble will be showcasing the best instrumentalists of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Winds, Brass, and Percussion Area in their annual Concerto Concert. The program includes:

 Concerto for Clarinet – Martin Ellerby; Elias Anderson, clarinet; Dr. Cody Edgerton, conductor

Saxophone Concerto mvt. IV – Stephen Danker (Arr. Juan Oviedo); Juan Oviedo, alto saxophone; Kyle Aufderhar, conductor

Einstein’s Dream - Cindy McTee (Arr. Aufderhar), Kyle Aufderhar, conductor

II Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Band - Oscar Navarro; Gerby Keiny Guerra Galvin, Clarinet; Steven Cooler, conductor 

Included in this program are two works that have been arranged by Southern Miss students, and will be premiered for the first time for wind band.”

Monday, March 4 at 8:00pm

Bennett Auditorium
113 East Memorial Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Event Type

Concerts and Performances

Target Audience

Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty & Staff


Arts & Culture



University Unit
College of Arts and Sciences, School of Music
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