The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Scott Woodard
, will perform a mix of classics from the wind band repertoire, including A Slavic Farewell, orchestral transcriptions such as Guiseppe Verdiâ€™s overture to the opera La Forza del Destino and Rhapsody for Euphonium, among others.
Woodard is the director of bands at WVSU, where he serves as sponsor of the CMENC Chapter and teaches conducting and secondary music methods courses.
has been teaching for more than 20 years.
positions have included Wirt County High School, Ceredo-Kenova High School and Winfield High School
The Winfield band, under his
direction, performed in master class sessions with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and was the 2005 Honor Finalist Concert Band at the West Virginia Music Educators Conference in Morgantown.
Woodard also serves as the artistic director and conductor for the Mountain State Brass Band in Charleston.
has a bachelorâ€™s and masterâ€™s degree from Marshall University and is currently a doctoral candidate at Boston University