Category Archives: Community Quote

This category appears on the homepage below the main announcement. It is used to feature quotes and brief anecdotes from guest conductors and concert collaborators.

Erika Svanoe Quote

Dr. Erika Svanoe

“The Minnesota Symphonic Winds were a joy to make music with! I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the membership, who were incredibly welcoming, as well as joining them for their weekly rehearsals. Take advantage of any opportunities to play with, listen too, or interact with MSW! You’ll be glad you did! ” – Dr. Erika Svanoe, Concert […]

Matt Dehnel Quote

“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 […]

Paul Kile Quote

MSW Associate Conductor Paul Kile

“…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 […]