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The Kansas City Wind Symphony - 'A True Community'

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Jenny McGill
The Kansas City Wind Symphony led by Conductor Langston Hemenway.

Get to know The Kansas City Wind Symphony as Classical KC speaks with Conductor Langston Hemenway and Associate Conductor Pat Setser. We'll hear performances of Leonard Bernstein, David Maslanka, Claude T. Smith, Anthony Maglione and more.


Stephen Steigman


Langston Hemenway, artistic director and conductor
Pat Setser, associate conductor

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Kyle Rivas - James Rubin
Langston Hemenway and Pat Setser


Ecstatic Fanfare
by Steven Bryant

Toccata “Athalanta”
by Aurelio Bonelli

Overture to Candide
by Leonard Bernstein

“Very Fast” from Give Us This Day
by David Maslanka

“Jeux” from Consort for 10 Winds
by Robert Spittal

Winter Ricercar
by Kevin Walczyk

“The Celebration” from The Wedding of Solomon
by Anthony Maglione

Emperata Overture
by Claude T. Smith

You can learn more about The Kansas City Wind Symphony and see performances at kcwindsymphony.com.

Stephen Steigman is director of Classical KC and chief of broadcast operations for KCUR 89.3 and 91.9 Classical KC. You can email him at stephen@kcur.org.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.