March 2014 archive

End of Season Concert

West County Winds

West County Winds’ final concert of the season ! On Sunday, May 18, 2014, the band will perform masterpieces from Shostakovich, Wagner, Malcom Arnold, and many more. We hope to see you at this exciting end-of-season event at John and Jean Knox Center for the Performing Arts in San Pablo!

Calling All Talent

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 2019. Seeking the following instrumentation: Bassoon     Trumpet                          …

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Notes for Rehearsal 03/31

Hello everyone! At Monday’s rehearsal we will be focusing on:   Festive Overture The Inferno Elsa’s Procession Bach Prelude and Fugue (conducted by Wayne)   The new piece, Bach Prelude and Fugue, will be available as originals this week.  After rehearsal, all originals will be handed in and you’ll have it in your inbox for printing …

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Rehearsals for the May Set

We’re just getting started on our new set, and here are our fabulous rehearsal dates!   March 24, 2014 March 31, 2014 April 7, 2014 April 14, 2014  Sectionals, meet in band room April 21, 2014 April 28, 2014 May 5, 2014 May 12, 2014

Upcoming Board Meetings!

Hello West County Winds members! The Board of Directors (i.e. Leadership Committee) would love to see you at our monthly meetings! As a non-profit music organization, we review monthly budgets, future performances, fundraising campaigns, as well as equipment and music needed for the band. New ideas and insight are always welcome, and we hope you’ll …

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Call for Blue Books!

We are searching for Blue warm-up books!   Do you have one in your music folder?  Was one passed out to you earlier this year? West County Winds needs all of them back in our library, and in return you’ll receive a black-and-white copy.   Just bring your Blue book to the next rehearsal and …

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How To Donate to West County Winds

As a non-profit 501c3 organization, any contributions to this wonderful music ensemble may be tax-deductible.     Here’s how you can help support the Arts:   Mail a check made out to West County Winds to the address below: West County Winds c/o Geoffrey Gallegos 2600 Mission Bell Drive San Pablo, CA 94806 Participate in our fundraising campaign: One …

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Notes for Rehearsal 03/24

Hello everyone! We are on to a new set, so please keep an eye on your inboxes to print out new music. There are 6 current pieces and another to come. Take a look at these videos from Jessica to get a glimpse into our future: Ride by Samuel Hazo Elsa’s Procession by Wagner The …

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An Incredible Spring Concert

On Sunday, March 16, 2014, West County Winds launched their splendid concert line-up for the New Year at the John & Jean Knox Center for the Performing Arts in San Pablo. In case you weren’t able to make it so hear this amazing set, the concert program is listed below for your viewing pleasure! Morning, …

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Notes for Rehearsal 03/10

Dear West County Winds, Our next rehearsal is our dress rehearsal! For this final rehearsal we will run: Berlioz, Grand Symphony Suppe, Morning, Noon and Night Korsakov, Procession of Nobles Anderson, Clarinet Candy Schubert, pieces For the performance this is our concert order: Suppe Anderson Them Basses Schubert Korsakov -Intermission- Berlioz See you on Monday! …

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