Department of Drama 2016-17 Season
Wind Ensemble Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is Syracuse University's premiere concert band and is primarily made up of musicians from within the Setnor School of Music. The concert will feature Miguel Etchegoncelay, guest conductor, Conservatoire de Strasbourg, France, and Egor Antonenko, violoncello soloist.

Program: Rêveries Latines

Selamlik, Op. 48 | Florent Schmitt (1870-1958)

Pequeña Suite para Banda | Luis Serrano Alarcón (b.1972)
I. Intrata
II. Vals
III. Rana
IV. Galop

Cortège Champêtre | Alberto Williams (1862-1952)
trans. Miguel Etchegoncelay

Tramonto – Romanza for Cello and Wind Ensemble | Luis Serrano Alarcón (b.1972)
Egor Antonenko, Violoncello Soloist

Miniaturas Brasileiras, Set. 1 | Hudson Nogueira (b. 1968)
I. Catira
II. Coreto
III. Calango
IV. Foli do Divino
V. Maxixe

Libertango | Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
arr. Miguel Etchegoncelay

About the Conductor
Miguel Etchegoncelay

Miguel Etchegoncelay was born in Porteña, Province of Cordoba, (Argentina). He studied trumpet, composition, and conducting at Cordoba’s Conservatory of Music and Cordoba’s National University (Argentina), at the European Institute for Band Studies, ISEB, in Trento (Italy), and at the Zurich Conservatory of Music (Switzerland). He also holds a master's degree in politics and cultural management (Institute of Political Studies, University of Strasbourg, France). Among his teachers were Carlos Giraudo, Vicente Moncho, Franco Cesarini, Felix Hauswirth and Jan Cober. He also took part in conducting seminars of renowned conductors such as Eugene Corporon and Tim Reynish.

Etchegoncelay has lived in France since 2002 in the region known as “of the three borders” (France, Switzerland, Germany), where he conducts community bands in all three countries. He is also active as music school director, pedagogue, and consultant. He appears regularly as guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Holland, and Slovenia.

Etchegoncelay collaborates with such French cultural organizations as Conseil Départemental pour le Musique et la Culture, CDMC68; Association Départemental d’Information et d’action Musicales et Choréographiques du Bas-Rhin, ADIAM67; Fédération des Sociétés de Musique d’Alsace, FSMA; Fédération Musicale de Franche-Comté, FMFC; and Confédération Musicale de France, CMF. At the European level he collaborated with the Confédération International des Sociétés de Musique, CISM as a member of its musical committee.

Long-time member of WASBE (World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles), Etchegoncelay serves currently in this organization as a board member. He teaches orchestral conducting at Strasbourg’s Conservatory of Music and the Haute Ecole des, Arts du Rhin (HEAR).


Free and open to the public.


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