2019 Columbia Summer Winds Season Announcement!

Greetings musicians! We are excited to announce the start of our 2019 Columbia Summer Winds Season on June 4, 2019! We will be rehearsing on Tuesdays from 7-9pm at an exciting new location near Lincoln Center, and have planned the following performances*:

 Saturday, July 6: Fort Tryon Park @ 2pm

Thursday, July 11: Washington Square Park @ 7pm

Saturday, July 27: Central Park Bandshell @ 1pm

Saturday, August 3: Battery Park, Castle Clinton Plaza @ 2pm

*Two rain dates planned for Saturday July 13 and 20 @ 2pm if we are unable to play either or both of the first two concerts

 We will be playing the following program this year:

 Short Ride in a Fast Machine - John Adams

Yagi-Bushi - arr. Naohiro Iwai

Chasing Sunlight - Cait Nishimura

Root Beer Rag - Billy Joel/arr. Sweeney

The Oneroi – Jeremy Bell – Outdoor Competition Concert Winner

Beauty and the Beast - Menken/arr. Moss

Fandango - Frank Perkins

Stars and Stripes - Sousa


In addition to our usual festive summer repertoire, we will be featuring the winning piece of our 2018 Outdoor Competition Concert, The Oneroi, by Jeremy Bell, this summer. 


All new and prospective musicians will need to fill out this sign-up sheet HERE and all new members will need to attend an audition on either May 28th or May 30th at Teacher's College via the aforementioned sign-up sheet. If you are unable to attend an audition in person, but are still interested in participating, please email Dahlia Weinger at columbiasummerwinds.manager@gmail.com


We look forward to seeing both returning members and new faces soon! If you have any questions or concerns please email Operations Manager Dahlia Weinger at columbiasummerwinds.manager@gmail.com

Posted on May 13, 2019 .