Featured in this performance are the winners of the Atlantic Wind Symphony Student Solo Competition.Performing with the Atlantic Wind Symphony are Donald Schweikert, bassoon, performing “Concerto in B-flat Major” by Mozart and Alexandra Stokes, flute, performing the Fantasia by Hue. In addition, The Atlantic Wind Symphony will be performing “Festive Overture” by Shostakovich “The Hounds of Spring” by Reed and “Waterdance” by Stroman. Conducting this performance is Maestro, Joel Levy.
Formed in 1968, the Atlantic Wind Symphony is the oldest fully professional concert band on Long Island. The Atlantic Wind Symphony prides itself on using only Long Island musicians. The Atlantic Wind Symphony has performed throughout the New York metropolitan area with its premiere performance in Carnegie Hall on March 22, 1998.