Let’s open a festival!

  Today the CSU Faculty Chamber Winds were honored to perform the opening concert at the Mid-Europe Festival for Wind Music. The diverse program included works by Rossini, Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Copland, and the attentive audience loved it! A crowd favorite was the highly entertaining Copland songs featuring baritone, John Seesholtz. “Excellent! Well balanced,” Kevin Sedatole – […]


Graiß di Schladming

Welcome to Austria, truly as beautiful and magnificent as you’ve ever imagined. On Tuesday, the ensemble took a three and a half hour train ride from Munich to Schladming, peacefully traveling through picturesque countryside where rolling hills and gentle valleys are dotted with red clay-roofed villages. Suddenly the majestic Bavarian Alps came rising out of the […]





Rehearsal: A session of practice in preparation for a public performance

In preparation for their European Tour next week, the CSU Faculty Chamber Winds are holding three days of rehearsals this week at the University Center for the Arts. Today the sixteen member ensemble rehearsed eight selections from their repertoire and are pictured here working on Notturno, Op. 24 by Felix Mendelssohn.


CSU Faculty Chamber Winds 2014 Tour Personnel and Repertoire

Repertoire Old American Songs by Aaron Copland, trans. Christopher Van Hof Petite Suite, mvts. I, IV by Claude Debussy, trans. Brakkee Notturno, Op. 24 by Felix Mendelssohn Overture and Arias from Figaro by W.A. Mozart, trans. by Johann Went, ed. Richard Frey Introduction to Zelmira by Gioachino Rossini, arr. Wenzel Sedlák, ed. Richard Frey Barber of Seville […]


CSU Faculty Chamber Winds 2014 European Tour

The Colorado State University Faculty Chamber Winds are embarking on a two-week European tour July 4 – 19, 2014, performing at festivals, and historic sites in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. The anchor event of the tour is the annual Mid Europe Music Festival, held in Schladming and Haus/Ennstal, Austria, July 8-13, where the ensemble is scheduled […]