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May 31

End of the Year Concert Recap

West County Winds had an astronomical end of the year concert! The May 21, 2017 concert featured the world premier of Mark Narins’ Total Eclipse of the Sun with narration by the composer, words by Susan Hanford You can find event details and directions here.

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 …

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Jul 25

2016-2017 Concert Season

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 …

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Mar 20

End of the Year Concert Recap

WCW Concert May 2016

West County Winds’ had a whirlwind End of the Year concert! The May 22, 2016 concert featured the movements Gollum & Hobbits from The Lord of the Rings Symphony as well as the pieces Persis and A Childhood Remembered. You can find event details and directions here.

Feb 29

Spring Concert Recap

WCW Poster Mar 2016-01

West County Winds’ Spring Concert was fantastic! On March 13 at 3:00pm audience and musicians celebrated British composers with an afternoon of music. Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Gordon Jacob, and Arthur Sullivan were on the program. Event details and directions can be found here.

Nov 25

Winter Concert Recap

American Festival Celebration Concert

West County Winds had a fantastic opening season concert on December 06, 2015!   Under the baton of their new Music Director Geoffrey Gallegos, West County Winds performed literature that celebrates American Life and salutes the holiday season. The audience came for wonderful music, and stayed to mingle with the musicians after the concert. The full event …

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Sep 28

2015-2016 Concert Season

West County Winds’ concert season is starting soon!  Mark these dates in your calendar so you don’t miss the exciting performances conducted by new Music Director Geoffrey Gallegos!   Sunday  December 06, 2015       3:00PM      Knox Center for the Performing Arts Sunday  March 13, 2016              3:00PM     …

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May 04

End of Season Concert Recap

WCW May 2015 concert

The West County Winds’ fabulous 2014-2015 end of season concert was fantastic! On May 17, 2015 at 3:00pm, Geoffrey Gallegos took the podium as WCW’s fourth guest conductor and final candidate in their search for a new Music Director.   Many joined West County Winds to hear their concert “Traditional Winds Around the World”, with music by Alfred Reed, Darius Milhaud, …

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Mar 09

Spring Concert Recap

WCW Mar 15 2015 Concert

West County Winds had a spectacular spring concert! On Sunday, March 15, 2015 WCW continued it’s search for their new conductor under the baton of guest conductor Wayne Organ and Assistant Conductor Sue Crum. Many of you from the community came down to the Knox Center for the Performing Arts and heard West County Winds …

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Dec 17

Winter Concert Recap

Winter concert 2014

The West County Winds winter concert was fantastic! On Sunday, December 21, at 3:00pm, WCW put on an incredible concert under the baton of guest conductor Paul Yonemura! The audience heard whirlwind pieces from Prokofiev, Robert Russell Bennett, Fellini and many more.   We were glad to see you there as West County Winds excitedly …

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