Wind Symphony of Florida
Dr. Kyle Prescott The Wind Symphony of Florida is a wind ensemble / band composed of 35 to 40 players, depending on orchestration, from symphony orchestras and university faculty from the Gold Coast of Florida. The Wind Symphony has performed with numerous visiting artists, including Phil Smith, principal trumpet with the New York Philharmonic; Sonia Santiago, mezzo soprano with the Palm Beach Opera: and Lewis Buckley, conductor of the United States Coast Guard Band. Orchestras and Educational Institutions represented by performers in the Wind Symphony include Florida Atlantic University, The University of Miami, The Palm Beach Opera Orchestra, The Symphony of the Americas, and The Palm Beach Symphony Orchestra. The Florida Wind Symphony is currently an ensemble in residence in the Department of Music, School of the Arts, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University. The conductor of the Wind Symphony is Dr. Kyle Prescott, Director of Bands and member of the faculty of the Department of Music.