2015 Summer Concert Series

It's been an incredible 2015 Summer Season for Columbia Summer Winds. 

Couldn't make it to a concert? Check out videos of our High Line and Central Park concerts by clicking here.

Help CSW as it continues to present free performances in New York City public parks! Click here to donate.


Saturday, July 11, 2:00 PM - Fort Tryon Park, Billings Lawn
Thursday, July 16, 6:00 PM - Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza
Saturday, July 25, 1:00 PM - Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell
Saturday, August 8, 2:00 PM - High Line, 14th Street Passage


Ecstatic Fanfare - Steven Bryant
Molly on the Shore - Percy Grainger
If You Could Only See the Frog - Paul Richards*
Second Suite in F - Gustav Holst
Selections from 'Into the Woods' - Stephen Sondheim/arr. Bulla
Hounds of Spring - Alfred Reed
The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa

Program Notes: Music Director Emeritus Andrew Pease writes about the music CSW will perform for the 2015 Summer Concert Series. Click here to learn more.

*If You Could Only See the Frog is the winner of the Columbia Summer Winds 2014 Outdoor Composition Contest. To find out more about the winning composition and the OCC, click here.

CSW led by William Tonissen at Union Square Park, North Plaza, 2014. © Allen Stephens

CSW led by William Tonissen at Union Square Park, North Plaza, 2014. © Allen Stephens


Thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated the kick-off of the 2015 Summer Season. This year's fundraiser was held at Dive Bar on Thursday, May 28th at 7:30 PM. Click here for more details.


Rehearsals will be held every Tuesday evening from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Horace Mann, Room 435 at Teachers College, beginning June 2nd.


Auditions are closed for the 2015 Summer Season. If you are interested in performing with Columbia Summer Winds during the 2016 season, click here to learn more about our audition process.

If you're interested in supporting the 2015 Summer Concert Series with a program advertisement or sponsorship, please contact Manager Jason Mogen.