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

“…the members of MSW are living proof of the power and enjoyment that comes from music. They perform with a level of skill, sophistication and heart that rises above the typical ‘community band’ performance and borders more ​on a professional level ensemble.”

— Paul Kile, Director of Bands, Edina High School; MSW Member

Paul Kile is associate conductor and long-time member of the Minnesota Symphonic Winds, and regularly leads the Edina High School band in joint performances with MSW.

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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.