Welcome to our 11th season!

     "Musical Legacy"

    Sunday, Mar. 20 2016, at 3:00 pm

    Conductor: Larry Gookin
      Featuring:  Natalie Neshyba, flute


We honor our heritage of influential music educators with a "Musical Legacy" concert.  The performance features guest artist Natalie Neshyba, flute, performing “Carmen Fantasie” by Georges Bizet.  Selections also include "Nitro" by Frank Ticheli and "St. Francis" by David Maslanka, a piece commissioned by a consortium of musical organizations whose directors studied under Larry Gookin, Professor of Music at Central Washington University. 

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.

Click to view and print the concert flyer.


TV Broadcasts of Past Concerts

Our recent concerts are re-broadcast on Comcast local cable channels 27, 28 (HD328), and 29.  Please view the schedule for dates and times.  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"

March 2015 newsletter: "Acoustical Accomplishments"

November 2015 newsletter:  "Students"



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