Join us on November 2nd!

Our 2014-2015 season is officially underway, and our first concert of the year is coming up fast—be sure to mark your calendars for 3:00pm on Sunday, November 2nd! Check our performances page for an overview of the entire season, and subscribe to our mailing list for scheduling updates and reminders!

In the Spotlight

“MSW showed my students that they can continue to play their instruments in a professional or community band even after college.”

— Dr. Joan deAlbuquerque

In April, the Minnesota Symphonic Winds performed a joint concert with the Luther College Concert Band. Afterwards, LCCB conductor Dr. Joan deAlbuquerque shared her thoughts on the experience.

News & Updates

Thanks to everyone who auditioned!
posted September 04, 2014

We had another excellent round of auditions last night—so much talent here in the Twin Cities! Space was very tight, and we weren’t able to audition all sections this time around; if you weren’t able to try out with us this year, we sincerely hope you’ll inquire again next season. Our rehearsal cycle officially starts in less than a week now, and we’re super excited to start preparing our first concert! Stay tuned for updates!

Coming Up

Moving to the Music:

Celebrating the World of Dance
Sunday, November 2, 2014 – 3:00 pm

Minnehaha Academy
3100 W River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Music and dance go hand in hand (or is it foot?) and the MSW revels in this pairing with a program full of moving energy. The concert opens with Sheldon’s Danse Celestiale, and Mahr’s Mourning Dances before guest trombonist Larry Zimmerman takes the stage for Basler’s Dances for Trombone and Wind Ensemble. Popular transcriptions will fill out the performance: Borodin’s Ballet Music from Prince Igor, Satie’s Gymnopodies, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Dance of the Tumblers.