"Fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars...." Music reflecting on the beauty and mystery of outer space is legendary. The wind symphony performs compositions expressing our fascination with the solar system and beyond. Selections include the American premiere of "War of the Worlds" by Adam Gorb, "Saturn Returns" by Michael Markowski, "Moonscape Awakening" by Joni Greene, and "Star Wars-The Marches" by John Williams. 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 re-broadcast on Comcast local cable channels 27, 28 (HD328), and 29. Please view the schedule for dates, times, and program notes. Selected programs are also available in the "Get Local" section of Comcast Video On Demand.
March 2014 newsletter: "Tuba Amazing"
October 2014 newsletter: "10 Years of Great Music"
March 2015 newsletter: "Acoustical Accomplishments"
November 2015 newsletter: "Students"
March 2016: Pre-concert commentary in The Columbian