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November 2017

Our 30th Season starts on Sunday!

By | 2017-11-03T21:48:22+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Blog|

The Westchester Symphonic Winds, the area’s pre-eminent adult wind and percussion ensemble, will present the opening concert of our 30th Season, "Bridges & Byways," this Sunday, November 5 at 3:00 p.m. at Tarrytown Music Hall (13 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY). I am thrilled to be leading this program, beginning my tenth year as Music Director. [...]

January 2017

WSW Winter Concert next Sunday!

By | 2017-01-21T15:18:28+00:00 January 21st, 2017|Blog|

The next Westchester Symphonic Winds concert is next Sunday, January 29 at 3:00 pm at Tarrytown Music Hall. Our program is filled with music which reflects determination and grit - a perfect program for this winter afternoon! We are opening with a brilliant display of artistry and spirit, Resplendent Glory by Rossano Galante, which sets the [...]

November 2016

Fall Concert this Sunday!

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Blog|

We are primed and ready for our opening concert of the 2016-2017 season, this coming Sunday, November 6 at 3:00 pm at Tarrytown Music Hall. We have an amazing program with exceptional guest artists. Tickets are available at the door and from the Tarrytown Music Hall Box Office, priced at $20/general admission and $15/students and [...]

September 2016

WSW’s 29th Season!

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 September 10th, 2016|Blog|

As the new school year begins, professional and community ensembles across the nation are reborn. As the Conductor/Music Director of the Westchester Symphonic Winds, I'm excited to announce the programs for our 29th Season in the historic Tarrytown Music Hall! We are committed to bringing our Westchester audiences the best in wind band literature, and this [...]

June 2016

Exchange Concert this Sunday at The Palace!

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Blog|

This coming Sunday, June 19 at 3:00 p.m., the Westchester Symphonic Winds will host the Northshore Concert Band of Evanston, IL for a concert featuring both bands, performing individually and collectively, at The Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT. Our recent GoFundMe.com campaign has yielded over $7500.00 in donations to support of this concert! We are extremely [...]

May 2016

Final subscription concert tomorrow night!

By | 2016-05-13T17:33:19+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Blog|

Our final concert of this wonderful 2015-2016 season at Tarrytown Music Hall is upon us, tomorrow evening, Saturday, May 14, at 8:00 pm. We truly hope you will be able to join us for this unique program. Fueled by the concept of flight, our "Birds of Earth & Sky" program is bookended by two pieces [...]

April 2016

Our GoFundMe Campaign

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Blog|

Dear Friends, As we draw closer and closer to our Exchange Concert with the Northshore Concert Band on June 19, we have launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise the remaining funds necessary to produce this concert at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT. We have already raised 25% of our $10k goal, but we still [...]

February 2016

Notes from the Back Row

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Blog|

We are a wind and percussion ensemble. Often regarded as support for the wind players, the percussionists are relegated to a position behind the back row of the band. A cymbal crash or bass drum boom accents what the group is doing, adding a bit of color, but seldom are they featured. But on this concert, Nathan Daughtrey’s [...]

WSW Winter Concert – February 28!

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Blog|

The holidays are over, the Broncos won the Super Bowl, and Mardi Gras is done. So now what do you have to look forward to? Maybe you noticed the feature article about us in The New York Times on November 1? Or the current Westchester Magazine? People are talking about the Westchester Symphonic Winds! "Spirit & Fortitude" Our program [...]

November 2015

From the President of WSW

By | 2016-11-10T00:24:51+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Blog|

Dear friends of the WSW, Welcome to our 28th Season!  I hope you like  our updated website and our new platform for communications. A quick review of last season: 3 fabulous concerts at our home, the Tarrytown Music Hall; Maestro Ebersole led the ensemble back to his alma mater, Northwestern University, for a performance with [...]