Mars hill university wind symphony

The Mars Hill University Wind Symphony is the principal instrumental large ensemble in the music department. The Wind Symphony performs concerts on campus throughout the school year, tours in the spring semester, and has been featured at conferences such as the North Carolina Music Educators Association and the College Band Directors National Association. 

The MHU Wind Symphony performs a wide array of compositions, from marches to wind band classics, from transcriptions of orchestral standards to world premieres of contemporary music.

Admission to the Wind Symphony is by audition the first week of the school year and is open to music majors and non-majors alike. 

Please contact Mr. Andrew Shelton for additional information at ashelton@mhu.edu


Rolling Thunder (1916) by Henry Fillmore. Performed by the MHU Wind Symphony, conducted by Prof. Michael Robinson.

Noir Fantasy (2013) by Alan Theisen (MHU faculty composer). Performed by the MHU Wind Symphony, conducted by Prof. Michael Robinson.