Feb 19

Space: The Final Frontier!

Join West County Winds as we move from fresh air to outer space! The centerpiece of this program is the world premier of Eclipse written by local composter, Mark Narins, narrative poem by Susan Hanford. A 20 minute tone poem, this work anticipates and celebrates the 5 stages of the total solar eclipse that will occur in August this year.


Sunday, May 21st, 2017:

Knox Center for the Performing Arts, Contra Costa College 
Geoffrey Gallegos, Conductor.    Sue Crum, Assistant Conductor.


  • John Philip Sousa – The Transit of Venus March
  • John Williams – Adventures on Earth
  • Mark Narins – Total Eclipse of the Sun with narration by the composer, words by Susan Hanford
  • Brian Balmages – Open Space
  • Harline/Washington – When You Wish Upon a Star


Jul 25

2016-2017 Concert Season

Music Director Geoffrey Gallegos

Music Director Geoffrey Gallegos

West County Winds’ spectacular concert season is fast approaching!  Mark these dates in your calendar so you don’t miss out on our fantastic four-concert season!


Sunday  October 23, 2016          3:00PM      Knox Center for the Performing Arts

Sunday  December 18, 2016       3:00PM      Knox Center for the Performing Arts

Sunday  February 26, 2017         3:00PM      Knox Center for the Performing Arts

Sunday  May 21, 2017                 3:00PM      Knox Center for the Performing Arts

Mar 30

Calling All Talent

French Horn

West County Winds thrives on its mix of long-time members and bright new talent.

The band is seeking new members to grow several of its amazing sections for our next season, starting in September 2017.


Seeking the following instrumentation:




If you’re interested in joining, please contact the President, Cherry Normington, for more details.

We look forward to making music with you!