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Old Dominion University Wind Ensemble, Dr. Brian Diller, Conductor

F. Ludwig Diehn School of MusicWind Ensemble

ODU Wind Ensemble

Dr. Tyler Austin, Conductor and Director of Bands

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The Old Dominion University Wind Ensemble‚Äč is a premiere concert ensemble in the F. Ludwig Diehn School of Music comprised of the finest wind and percussion musicians at the university. The Wind Ensemble performs both traditional concert band literature and new works just entering the repertoire in multiple concert performances each semester. Additional performances include tours, conference performances, and educational outreach programs. Membership is open to all ODU students regardless of major. For more information, contact Dr. Austin.

The ODU Wind Ensemble is led by Dr. Tyler Austin, Director of Bands. Dr. Austin oversees the ODU Bands Department, a robust program which includes multiple concert ensembles, Monarch Athletic Bands, and the graduate wind conducting studio. Dr. Austin is an experienced conductor, bassoonist, and educator who maintains an international profile of guest appearances. Dr. Austin is the Founding Artistic Director and Conductor of Maryland Chamber Winds.


2023-24 Old Dominion University Wind Ensemble

FLUTE
Megan Carpenter
Rachel Feit (Piccolo)
Andrew Harris
Tyler Geist
Evie McCusker
Emily Smith* (Piccolo)

OBOE
Emma Gardner*

BASSOON
Christopher Simmons*

CLARINET
Claire Bassett
Ashley Bryant
Rain Cooke*
Ebonie Chamberlain
Talia Gains
Julian Harris (E-flat)
Shurermain Lewis
Phoebe Neel
Connor Robinson
Samuel Sheehan

BASS CLARINET
Sydney Kneipp

ALTO SAXOPHONE
Valerio Federici* (Soprano)
Armin Tabibi
Cooper Kauffman

TENOR SAXOPHONE
Kristian Quilon

BARITONE SAXOPHONE
Carson Guild

TRUMPET
Evan Chown
Kerah Howeth
Cody LeRoy
Dylan Miller
Zachary Richardson*
Gerret Smith

HORN
Julia Campbell
Jordan DiCaprio*
David Guilfoyle

TROMBONE
Sarah Dodge*
Patrick Lawson
Katie McCaffrey
Seth Shank

EUPHONIUM
Max Belote
Joey Mock*

TUBA
Nick Hathaway*
Phillip Kerley
Aiden Miller
William Quinn

STRING BASS
Jack Moreno*

PIANO
Ashley Frye*

PERCUSSION
Kayden Brickhouse
Ethan Cagle*
Alex Hintz
Camden Johnston
Daniel Messner
Ayden Noteboom
Matthew Sheehy
Daniel Slader
Caleb Spencer
Michael Walker

Players listed alphabetically
* Principal



2023-2024 Concert Season

All performances are held at the ODU University Theatre, 47th St. & Hampton Blvd., Norfolk unless otherwise noted.

September 28, 2023, 7:30 pm


October 30, 2023, 7:30 pm


November 12, 2023, 3:00 pm.

Shared performance with the ODU Choirs. Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, 4392 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA


December 7, 2023, 7:30 pm


February 11, 2024, 3:00 pm


Programs are subject to change.


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