UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Dr. Tjornehoj Conducts:
Thursday, April 13. Alan Baer, tuba with the Symphony & University Bands, and SCVSO
Concertino for Tuba - Gary Ziek, composer
Thursday, April 20. Commissioned Composer Davor Bobić, Symphony Band, UWRF Concert Choir and more!
Pictures from Zagorje
Thursday, May 4. Spring Fling! Symphony Band plays
Libertadores by Oscar Navarro; Somewhere Over the Rainbow, featuring Dr. David Milne;
"Galop" by Shostakovich and more.
Symphony Band is comprised of the finest wind and percussion majors and minors at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, as well as non-music majors who are selected by audition each semester. Adult community members may audition, register, and join this ensemble as per the permission of the instructor. Director Kris Tjornehoj provides leadership and a quality experience for all students through the rehearsal and performance of a wide variety of the best wind band repertoire from all time periods. Guest artists frequently perform with the band and commissions and premiers take place on an annual basis.
An Early Evening Walk
“An Early Evening Walk” for tuba and piano, by Gregory Fritze was transcribed in 2019. The original is from “A Day In Valencia
UWRF Symphony Band and University Band Concert featuring Gregory Fritz, United States premiere of "Variations on a Canarian Hymn"
April 19, 2018
Band Festival with Jack Stamp and Kris Tjornehoj
November 15, 2017
UWRF Symphony Band and University Band Concert featuring Belgian cornetist Harmen VanHoorne
December 14, 2017
World Premiere – Fanfare: Churn Ahoy!
Composer Jack Stamp, December, 2016
World Premiere - Evolution: Fifty Shades of E
Composer Johan de Meij conducted the premier of "Fifty Shades of E" with the UWRF Symphony Band on November 17, 2016.
Fanfare Churn Ahoy| Jack Stamp | Symphony Band
Charlie and the Mechanical Man Marching Band| Erica Svanoe | Symphony Band
Barnum and Tesla's Tamdem Bike| Erica Svanoe | Symphony Band
Carnaval!| Julie Giroux | Symphony Band
Kristin Tjornehoj, Ph.D.
Join us via YOUTUBE for our virtual concert series in 2020-2021.
No face-to-face concerts currently scheduled.