Hello MSW Friends!

Hope you are enjoying the beautiful fall weather! Thank you to all who attended our annual meting at the end of rehearsal last week. Minutes from the meeting will be available soon. Below are additional MSW news items.  The MSW October board meeting is Wednesday, October…

In Memoriam: Jim Blood (1932-2022)

In Memoriam: Jim Blood (1932-2022)

Charter MSW member James Arthur “Jim” Blood passed away on May 24, 2022 at the age of 89. Jim was a consummate musician who played at an incredibly high level. A valuable and consistent presence in the Minnesota Symphonic Winds for nearly 45 years, he…

Dear MSW

Congrats on a great first rehearsal! It was a joy to make music together again. Please find the updated and revised membership policies here. These are also available on our website through the password protected member site – Member Information – MSW | Minnesota Symphonic Winds…

Hello MSW Friends!

One week from today, September 14, we gather again to rehearse at 7:30 PM at Edina High School. Prior to rehearsal, the MSW board will meet at 6:30 PM. All members are welcome to attend. There have been a few questions regarding our COVID protocol…

Bill Webb wins National Award

Bill Webb wins National Award

We’d like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to our Associate Conductor Emeritus, Bill Webb. This past summer the NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) honored Bill with the 2021 National Citation for Music at their convention in San Antonio, Texas. The Minnesota State High School…

What’s New – May 12, 2023

What’s New – May 12, 2023

Dr. Timothy Mahr, Principal Conductor & Music Director

Date and Time TBA
Location TBA

Our music shares exciting and meaningful works for band from recent years. We will premiere a new work by our own Ella Harpstead, as well as Joshua Hobbs’ Into the Blue, Kelijah Dunton’s Letters, and Timothy Mahr’s…

A Winter Jubilee – December 11, 2022

Annual Holiday Concert and Silent Auction

Dr. Timothy Mahr, Principal Conductor & Music Director

December 11 | 3 pm
Edina High School
Edina, MN

An annual favorite, our holiday concert promises to bring cheer to the audience with a wide-ranging offering of seasonal highlights.  The program will include will include Flor Peters’ Aria with trumpet soloist..