The Georgia Wind Symphony (GWS) is one of Georgia’s newest concert bands and is rapidly becoming one of the most highly acclaimed groups in the Southeast. The ensemble is comprised of men and women from all over the state and from all walks of life including teaching, business, music, engineering, administration, legal, and other professions. GWS will bring great musical enjoyment to audiences throughout the state and will serve as an example of musical excellence for all in the profession.
The Georgia Wind Symphony was invited to perform at the Georgia Music Educator's Association statewide in-service conference, in Athens, GA. January 27, 2017, 9:00pm at the Classic Center, in Athens, Georgia. The GWS performed an exciting program which included a fanfare from up and coming composer Tyler Grant, a lyrical ballad of hope by Chris Pilsner, the premier of a commissioned work by Jay Bocook, and the feature of David Maslanka's Symphony No. 4.
This same program was also presented at Kennesaw State University's Bailey Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 9:00pm.
Composers Jay Bocook (left) and Tyler Grant (right) were in attendance at the GMEA performance.