Our concert showcases music by contemporary women composers The program includes Khan by Julie Giroux with its energetic rhythms depicting the conquests of Genghis Khan's army. Other selections include Volver a la Montaña by Shelley Hanson with reflections of folk tunes from Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia and Chasing Sunlight by Cait Nishimura inspired by the brilliance of a sunset and the pursuit of one's dreams.
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 and YouTube.
Spring Song - May 2017 Legends of American Band - Oct 2017
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