STEPHENSON’s OCTET performed at Minnesota Orchestra

Stephenson’s Octet (for winds), inspired by Stravinsky’s composition using the same forces, was given its professional premiere performance by members of the Minnesota Orchestra on June 4, 2023.
Said trombonist Doug Wright after the performance: “I love the Octet and hope to play it again, hopefully in the not-too-distant future“.

Click below to hear it as recorded by the Western Illinois Faculty Winds, conducted by Mike Fansler.