Welcome to our 10th season!

Next Performance:  March 1 @ 3:00 pm            Conductor:  Sam Ormson


Contemporary music by American composers is featured when the Southwest Washington Wind Symphony presents "Awakenings."  The program includes "Mock Morris" by Percy Grainger, "Sanctuary" by Frank Ticheli, and features "In Memoriam" by David Maslanka.  The latter is a dramatic composition commissioned by University of Texas students to honor a beloved organist and choir director.  The 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.

Click to view and print the concert flyer.


Invited Performance:  March 7 in Ellensburg, Washington

SWWS will be performing at the Central Washington University Wind Ensemble  Festival on March 7 at 4:30 pm in the Music building auditorium.  Professor Larry Gookin, Director of Bands, invited SWWS to perform as an example of excellence in musicianship and lifelong music making.  Our performance and those of the CWU wind bands and jazz ensemble will be open to the public so stop by to hear some wonderful music if you are in the area.


May 17 at 3:00 pm

SWWS presents its spring concert at Union High School's Performing Arts Center.  Check back for details about our guest vocalist.


TV Broadcasts of Past Concerts

Please view the schedule of prior concerts being broadcast on Comcast local cable channels 27, 28 (HD328), and 29.  Selected programs are also available in the "Get Local" section of Comcast Video On Demand. 


Backstage Commentary

March 2014 newsletter"Tuba Amazing"

October 2014 newsletter"10 Years of Great Music"


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