CWE Commissioning Consortium

The Colorado Wind Ensemble has a proud legacy of establishing consortia to commission works by outstanding composers.  The Colorado Wind Ensemble Commissioning Project was begun by CWE Conductor Laureate Matthew J. Roeder in 2008.  The CWE most recently worked with a consortium of 14 Colorado schools, universities, and community organizations to commission all stars are love by Steven Bryant, premiered in April 2014.

Steven Bryant LTAC Apr 2014   Listen here.

Colorado Wind Ensemble 2014 Commissioning Project Consortium

Colorado Wind Ensemble –  Matthew Roeder, Music Director
Adams State University –  Donald Miller, Director
Arvada West High School –  Craig Melhorn, Director
Boulder Concert Band –  Jeff Miller, Director
Colorado Mesa University –  Calvin Hofer, Director
Colorado State University –  Richard Frey, Associate Director
Fossil Ridge High School –  Daniel Berard and Aaron Vogel, Directors
Grandview High School –  Keith Farmer, Director
Legacy High School –  J. Clayton Stansberry, Director
Loveland High School –  Kyle Freesen, Director
Metropolitan State University of Denver –  David Kish, Director
Mountain Vista High School –  Darren DeLaup, Director
Pine Creek High School –  Kate Margrave, Director
Rocky Mountain High School –  Casey Cropp & Scott Schlup, Directors
Summit Concert Band & High School –  Beth Steele & Linda Shea, Directors

The Colorado Wind Ensemble Commissioning Consortium has also commissioned Mysterious Village by Michael Colgrass and Hold This Boy and Listen by Carter Pann.