The Southwest Washington Wind Symphony welcomes Pat Vandehey, Director of Bands at George Fox University, to the podium to conduct our program entitled Spring Song. This concert celebrates the arrival of Spring with animated dances, Latin themes, and a musical tribute to the city of Paris by contemporary composers. Musical selections include Danzon #2 by Arturo Marquez, Firefly by Ryan George, Paris Sketches by Martin Ellerby, and more. Spring Song marks the conclusion of our 12th season and another milestone in our community's support of no-cost, high quality musical performances.
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 theschedule for dates, times, and program notes. Selected programs 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