Wind Ensemble

The North Olmsted Wind Ensemble is comprised of the most advanced wind and percussion musicians at NOHS.  The group studies and performs mature wind band literature that represents a variety of genres and historical periods.  The Wind Ensemble performs in at least four concerts annually at NOHS, participates in the OMEA Adjudicated Events, and has also performed in Toronto, Chicago, and Cincinnati.  The group consistently earns superior and excellent ratings at the district and state level, and has also been recognized with superior ratings at national invitational adjudicated events, earning praise for the musical sensitivity of their performances.
Representative Works

Listed below are some of the works we have performed in recent years.

  • Arban/Hunsberger: Fanstasie Brillante
  • Balmages: Summer Dances
  • Bach/Reed: Come, Sweet Death
  • Camphouse: Three London Miniatures
  • Davies & Dyson: Royal Air Force March Past
  • de Meij: Aquarium
  • Doss: Traffic
  • Erickson: Air for Band
  • Fannin: Legend of Bafe’
  • Frescobaldi: Toccata
  • Goto: Dancing in Air
  • Grainger/Daehn: Themes from “Green Bushes”
  • Hall: New Colonial March
  • Klohr: The Billboard March
  • LaPlante: Prospect
  • Latham: Brighton Beach
  • Latham: Court Festival
  • Latham: Three Chorale Preludes
  • Lope: Gallito
  • Nelson: Courtly Airs and Dances
  • Persichetti: Pageant
  • Reed/Curnow: Russian Christmas Music
  • San Miguel: The Golden Ear
  • Sousa: The Black Horse Troop
  • Sousa: The Liberty Bell
  • Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever
  • Stamp: Cenotaph
  • Stuart: Three Ayres from Gloucester
  • Ticheli: Cajun Folk Songs
  • Ticheli (arr.): Shenandoah
  • Ticheli: Sun Dance
  • Tschesnokoff/Houseknecht: Salvation is Created
  • Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
  • Vaughan Williams: Flourish for Wind Band
  • Van der Roost: Puszta
  • Van der Roost: Suite Provencale