Join Us on October 28 for “Imagining Peace”

Imagining Peace

Sunday, October 28, 2018
4:00 pm

Central Lutheran Church
333 S. 12th Street Minneapolis, MN  55404 [map]


The Minnesota Symphonic Winds, in a concert acknowledging its 40th season supports Central Lutheran Church’s ‘Empowering Conversations – About Peace with Justice’ with a program challenging us all to imagine and take action.

The Minnesota Symphonic Winds returns Central Lutheran Church to help celebrate the renovation of this wonderful sanctuary while presenting repertoire centering on the themes of peace and justice.  Works to be featured include Gould’s Fanfare for Freedom, Mackey’s Sheltering Sky, Curnow’s Canticle of the Creatures, King’s Peacemaker March (conducted by associate conductor Paul Kile), Giroux’s Hymn for the Innocent, and Holsinger’s On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss.  Trumpeter Garrett Klein of the Dallas Brass will share Ewazen’s moving Recuerdas from Danzante, and the a new work by conductor Timothy Mahr, Imagining Peace will be premiered, featuring Pastors Chris Bellefeuille and Rob Lubben as narrators sharing inspired words from throughout time on title’s theme.   

 
From the Director

“Making fine music come alive is an engaging and worthwhile challenge, as well as a rejuvenating source of joy and gratification that deepens with age and experience. The Minnesota Symphonic Winds takes this all quite seriously, while managing to have a lot of fun in the process!”

— Dr. Timothy Mahr, Conductor
 
In the Community

“Making music with MSW was both exhilarating and invigorating. They hold a remarkable balance between serious music making, warm collegiality, and just plain fun. I wait impatiently for another chance to stand on the podium in front of these friends.”

— Matt Dehnel, Director of Bands, Roseville Area High School

Students in the Twin Cities are blessed with an educational climate that fosters true appreciation for—and mastery of—the arts. MSW is honored to share regular joint concerts with excellent high school ensembles throughout the metro area, including the talented and charismatic folks at RAHS.

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Coming Up

Join Us on December 16 for “A Winter Jubilee”

A Winter Jubilee & Silent Auction

Sunday, December 16, 2018
3:00 pm

Fick Auditorium | Edina High School
6754 Valley View Rd, Edina, MN 55439 [map]


Seasonal Highlights with the Minnesota Symphonic Winds

An annual favorite, our holiday concert promises to bring cheer to the audience with a wide-ranging offering of seasonal highlights.  The program will include will include O’Toole’s Once in David’s Royal City, Hazo’s Across the Halfpipe, Holsinger’s Ballet Sacra, and A Christmas Fantasia by Ayatey Shabazz, as well as other seasonal offerings.  Our annual silent auction, held in conjunction with this concert, promises to streamline your holiday shopping.