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The Wind Ensemble is one of two auditioned concert ensembles at Norwin H.S. The Wind Ensemble performs the latest wind literature as well as the standards from the Wind Band repertoire.  

Students in this ensemble strive to play challenging music at the highest level possible.  The group is comprised of the top musicians within the Norwin Band and is decided upon by an audition process.

The Wind Ensemble can be seen performing at the Winter Concert, the Spring Concert, and the Spring PMEA Adjudication Festival.  In the PMEA Music Performance Assessments the Wind Ensemble has received Superior ratings since 2008.  The Norwin Wind Ensemble was selected to perform at the 2023 PMEA State Conference in Pocono Manor, PA. In past years the Wind Ensemble has been performed at the 2011 and 2020 Youngstown State University Wind & Percussion Invitational in Youngstown, OH and the 2017 NAfME Eastern Division Conference in Atlantic City, NJ.

The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Mr. Tim Daniels.

Most Recent Repertoire Includes:
Caccia and Chorale - Williams
Steampunk Suite - Svanhoe
My Soul To Keep - Giroux
Festival Prelude - Reed

Past Repertoire Includes:
Joyau - Gillingham

City Trees - Markowski
Journey Through Orion - Giroux
Smoke Screen - Heiny
Symphonic Dance #3 - Williams

Irish Tune from County Derry - Grainger
A Childhood Remembered - Galante
Manhattan Beach - Sousa
Mannin Veen -  Wood

Rikudim - van der Roost
Vigil's Keep - Giroux

Famishius Fantasticus - Markowski
Blue Shades – Ticheli
Armenian Dances (set 1) – Reed
Kingfishers Catch Fire – Mackey
Commando March – Barber
Colonial Song – Grainger
October – Whitacre
Overture to Candide – Bernstein
Be Thou My Vision – Gillingham
Festive Overture – Shostakovich
Ghost Train – Whitacre
Sheltering Sky – Mackey
O Magnum Mysterium – Lauridsen
Scootin’ On Hardrock – Holsinger
Ecstatic Fanfare – Stephen Bryant
Gandalf from Lord of The Rings – De Meij
Pageant- Persichetti
English Folk Song Suite- Vaughan Williams
Children’s March – Grainger
First Suite in Eb – Holst
Hounds of Spring – Reed
Puszta – Van der Roost

Mock Morris – Grainger
Second Suite in F – Holst
Lincolnshire Posy – Grainger

American Faces – Holsinger
In Memoriam – Mark Camphouse
…GO - Sam Hazo

01 Famishius Fantasticus (Live)
WE City Trees
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