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Columbia Summer Winds is a community wind ensemble that performs annually in New York City public parks. Comprised of musicians from around the New York area, CSW presents four concerts each summer and hosts a biennial Outdoor Composition Contest. Explore the new website to learn more about the band!

Columbia Summer Winds News


Music Director Bill Tonissen explains how he selected this summer's repertoire. 

CSW is now accepting applications and submissions for the 2014 Outdoor Composition Contest! 

Help us welcome Bill Tonissen and Sarah Quiroz to their new roles as Music Director and Associate Conductor of CSW!