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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


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

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

Emma Gardner*

Christopher Simmons*

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

Sydney Kneipp

Valerio Federici* (Soprano)
Armin Tabibi
Cooper Kauffman

Kristian Quilon

Carson Guild

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

Julia Campbell
Jordan DiCaprio*
David Guilfoyle

Sarah Dodge*
Patrick Lawson
Katie McCaffrey
Seth Shank

Max Belote
Joey Mock*

Nick Hathaway*
Phillip Kerley
Aiden Miller
William Quinn

Jack Moreno*

Ashley Frye*

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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