University of Redlands Instrumental Music

University of Redlands Instrumental Music

University Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Studio Big Band, & Symphonic Band.


****BLOOPERS for Redlands Orchestra Symphony No. 5 BLOOPERS***


The combined Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert will be live-streamed at 8pm! Start tuned!!




Be sure to tune in to the University of Redlands Symphony Orchestra concert, featuring works by Brahms, Liszt, and a world premiere by our own Jonathan Kretchmer!

Concert starts at 8pm tonight in the Chapel, and will be livestreamed right here.


University of Redlands Percussion Ensemble Concert!


Friends and Family:

Our Night of Percussion concert will be live-streamed here tonight at 8PM! Hope you can tune in!


We are excited to welcome 70+ new undergraduate and graduate music students this fall, including the first cohort of Vocal Chamber Music students who will be on campus in October. Looking forward to seeing all of our new and returning students in the coming days! Och tamale!


Summer Cello Workshop (ages 12–18)
Workshop Dates: July 15–20, 9am to 4:30pm (Monday through Friday) and 11am to 4:30pm (Saturday)
Cello Extravaganza Concert: July 20 at 2pm

Summer Cello Workshop is a comprehensive six day music program for young cellists who have played the cello for a minimum of two years and are between the ages of 12–18 (11-year-olds may be given special consideration with teacher recommendation). The schedule is filled with private lessons, monitored individual practice time, cello ensemble coaching sessions, orchestra rehearsals, and daily performance classes. The week culminates with masterclasses and a Cello Extravaganza Concert of student cello quartets and cello orchestra. The cost for this day camp is $475 per student.

Visit for more information or to register now!

University of Redlands Opera Gala 2019 11/06/2019

University of Redlands Opera Gala 2019 The University of Redlands Opera Gala - Bernstein at 100 Marco Schindelmann, director Co Boi Nguyen, conductor Raul Valdez, graduate assistant April 12, 2019...


Dear Flutists and Music Lovers!
We are very excited to announce the


FESTIVAL ADMISSION: It is ONLY 10 dollars each day (!) for the festival weekend to audit ANY or ALL of the Master Classes/Seminars, Lunch Q and A, Powell Flute/Piccolo Exhibits -- AND receive complimentary tickets to the Redlands Symphony concert "THE GLORIOUS GIFT OF BIRDS" on SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 8 PM with world-renowned conductor and flutist Ransom Wilson! Here is the RSO web site for more details:

We have an amazing GUEST ARTIST ROSTER this year:

Demarre McGill - Powell Artist and leading soloist, recitalist, chamber and orchestral musician; Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony, and Associate Professor of University of Cincinnati - Conservatory of Music. He will be giving fantasic Master classes of Flute Solo Repertoire and Orchestral Excerpts, and solo recital!

Stephen Kujala - Award-winning multi-style recording artist, classical and jazz, composer, teacher-clinician and in-demand Hollywood Studio Musician. He will be presenting an exciting and engaging interactive seminar entitled The 21st Century Flutist!

Cindy Ellis - Piccoloist of the Pacific Symphony, sought-after soloist, chamber, orchestral musician, clinician and teacher.She will be presenting a wonderful Master Class of Piccolo Solo and Orchestral Excerpts.

Sara Andon - International flute soloist, chamber, orchestral musician, recording artist and Hollywood Studio Musician; Principal Flutist of the Redlands Symphony; Artist Teacher of Flute, University of Redlands and Idyllwild Arts Academy. She will be the featured soloist with the Redlands Symphony on Sat.May 18 at 8 PM.

Sandy Kipp Iles - Professor of Flute at CSU Northridge, sought-after clinician and active freelance artist in Los Angeles, music contractor, creator of professional preparation seminars, and 2019 Flute Festival Flute Choir Director/Clinician. Motivating and inspiring!

Cynthia Kelley - Freelance flute artist in Los Angeles and the creator and CEO of "FLUTACIOUS!", an incredible flute company specializing in sales of highest quality, top-of-the line flutes and piccolos, as well as stellar intermediate and entry-level flutes and piccolos, exhibits and expert flute repair.

Inspiring artists, glorious music and exciting learning experiences for all ages!

Check out FULL information, description of classes and how to register as a performer or auditor here:

The University of Redlands Flute Studio, as well as the amazing 2019 Flute Festival Staff, Gerardo Lopez and Michelle Chavez, all welcome you to this very special event.

We want to thank Powell Flute Company, University of Redlands, Redlands Symphony, and very generous private donors that are making this great experience and opportunity possible. Please help us spread the word.
Thank you!
Hope to see you there!

Photos from University of Redlands Instrumental Music's post 11/04/2019

Join us for tonight's live stream of the Brass Ensemble Concert, beginning at 8! Program available here:


Studio Big Band Concert

Photos from University of Redlands Flute Studio's post 20/03/2019
Timeline photos 17/03/2019

🌈🍀Happy St. Patrick's Day! May you be as lucky as I am because I have all of you❤!


Studio Big Band Concert tonight
in Orton!!! 🎶
Tune in at 8 for the livestream!

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Instrumental Music Program

University Orchestra - Dr. Co Nguyen The University Orchestra is a group of String, Wind, and Percussion players directed by Dr. Co Nguyen. This group takes part in many exciting events on campus including the annual Feast of Lights, the Opera, and the Concerto Concert.

Wind Ensemble - Dr. Eddie Smith In the Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Eddie Smith, wind players and percussionists work on a wide variety of music. Some pieces we have we worked on recently include Symphony No. 2 by Frank Ticheli, Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger, and Hammersmith by Gustav Holst.

Studio Big Band - Dr. David Scott The Studio Big Band is our main Jazz ensemble on campus. It is directed by Dr. David Scott and features a large range of rep including standards like Spain and Birdland to more modern works from Chick Corey and Radiohead.

Symphonic Band - Dr. David Scott The Symphonic Band directed by Dr. David Scott is our other main concert band on campus. This group is unique because they have a large amount of non-music major students.

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****BLOOPERS for Redlands Orchestra Symphony No. 5 BLOOPERS***
University of Redlands Symphony Orchestra Concert
University of Redlands Percussion Ensemble Concert!
Studio Big Band Concert