Experience the UCF woodwind ensembles, from clarinets to saxophones, in a journey through musical eras with a rich and dynamic repertoire.

Experience the UCF woodwind ensembles, featuring the enchanting performances of the UCF Clarinet Ensemble, Flute Knights Ensemble, UCF Saxophone Ensemble, and UCF Bassoon Ensemble. Throughout the performance, immerse yourself in a harmonious blend of melodies spanning various musical periods, from the timeless classics to contemporary pieces. Join us for a celebration of musical diversity and artistic expression that will captivate audiences with its rich and dynamic repertoire.

Student tickets: $10 with code ARTS4KNIGHTS24, valid UCF or student ID required

UCF Woodwind Ensembles Concert


Central Florida Bassoon Ensemble

Dr. Yoon Joo Hwang, director

The Pink Panther by Henry Mancini (1924-1995) arr. Jay Krush

Libertango by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) arr. E. Vilkovisky

Jurassic Park by John Williams (b. 1932) arr. Lauren Yu Ziemba

Hazell Alonso, Teagan Ferrin, Brenna Hellhake, Caden Lourdel, bassoons


Viridian Woodwind Quartet

Dr. Yoon Joo Hwang, director

Motions for Woodwind Quartet (2010), by Alyssa Morris (b. 1984)

I. Bike Ride
II. Stretch
III. Tip Toe

Amanda Wiebelt, flute
Chloe Calderon, oboe
Peter Bulatko, clarinet
Hazell Alonso, bassoon


UCF Saxophone Ensemble

Dr. George Weremchuk, director

Resonance (2018) arr. Michael Rene Torres

In Dreams (2008) arr. Roger W. Petersen

Three Images (2016) arr. Joel Love (b. 1982)

II. The Golden Hour
III. Bed Monsters

Joanna Lung, Allison Turner, soprano saxophone
Kaia Leavitt, Jadyn Erickson, alto saxophone
Leon Edge, Aidan Schatteman, tenor saxophone
Tanner Hollway, Rachel Dieckmann, baritone saxophone


UCF Clarinet Choir

Dr. Keith Koons, director

Capriccio — Philip Gordon(1894-1983)

Suite Caribeana — Ailem Carvajal-Gómez (b. 1972) arr. M. Johnston

La Quijosita
El pañuelo de Pepa
La camagüeyana
Los delirious de Rosita
Los muñecos

Monochrome III — Peter Schickele (1935-2024)

Trevor Frier, Eb clarinet
Trevor Frier, Joseph Needham, Allison Rookey, Peter Bulatko,
Nicolas Rumiche, Taylor Windish, Laura Diaz, Joshua Lee, Anna Lesnick, Bb clarinet
Anna Lesnick, alto clarinet
Laura Diaz, bass clarinet
Taylor Windish, contra-bass clarinet


Flute Knights Ensemble

Dr. Nora Lee Garcia, director

Mondrian Collection — Nicholas Buonanni (b. 1981)

I. Windmill (1907)
II. The Gray Tree (1911)
III. Composition with Red, Blue, and Yellow (1930)

Pipes — Alex Burtzos (b. 1985)

Round Trip Caribbean (2023) — Raimundo Pineda (b. 1967)

Emily Mack, piccolo
Andres Diaz, Abigail Johnson, Amelia Grant, Ashlyn Shephard, Emma Forrester,
Raelyn Tobillo, Miriam Soto, Faith Henry, Angelina Tucci, Peter Bulatko, flutes
Amanda Wiebelt, Armaan Gandhi, Victoria Dowling & Marisa Toscano, alto flutes
Ainsley Elgin & Jacob High, bass flutes
Logan Grzybowski, contrabass flute

Logos for UCF and Dr. Phillips Center
We extend particular gratitude to the staff and administration of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for their partnership over the past ten years.

Thank You to Our Supporters

Logos for LIFE at UCF, OUC The Reliable One, Florida Arts and Culture, Downtown Orlando, Rockley Family Foundation, and Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies Inc.

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • The Judith and David Albertson Endowment in the Arts
  • Cartwright Family Humanities & Arts Endowment
  • Phil and Jane Easterling
  • LIFE at UCF
  • Orlando Downtown Development Board
  • OUC – The Reliable One
  • Women’s Club at UCF, Inc.

Thank You to Our Festival Partners

  • Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • National Young Composers Challenge
  • Orlando Family Stage
  • Orlando Shakes
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
  • UCF Global Perspectives and International Initiatives
  • UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • Winter Park Institute
  • WUCF