"Legends of American Band" showcases respected American master composers of concert band music. The program includes Requiem by David Maslanka and guest-conducted by Gregg Hanson, Emeritus Director of Bands at the University of Arizona. Other selections include The Hounds of Spring by Alfred Reed and the official march of the United States, The Stars and Stripes Forever, by John Philip Sousa.
The Southwest Washington Wind Symphony is a 50-musician, professional quality concert band organized in 2005. Concerts are free and open to the public. The Performing Arts Center at Union High School is located at 6201 NW Friberg-Strunk Street in Camas. Doors open at 2:30 pm.
Our recent concerts are broadcast on Comcast local cable channels 27, 28 (HD328), and 29. Please view the schedule for dates, times, and program notes. Concert broadcasts are also available in the "Get Local" section of Comcast Video On Demand.
March 2014: "Tuba Amazing"
October 2014: "10 Years of Great Music"
March 2015: "Acoustical Accomplishments"
November 2015: "Students"
March 2016: "The Pied Piper" in The Columbian
March 2017: "The Chaminade Club" in The Columbian
September 2017: Music in the Lobby