GSW main group GSW oboe section GSW clarinet section GSW trumpet section GSW horn section GSW trombone section GSW conductor

Grand Symphonic Winds is a Twin Cities based civic wind ensemble with a reputation for excellence, well known for bringing original music to a diverse audience.  It strives to expand and redefine the perception of what constitutes a concert band.  GSW has made the conscious decision to challenge both its members and audience with a wide range of musical styles.  During its 25 year history, it has championed new music, including dozens of unique compositions from across the globe that have rarely or never been performed in Minnesota previously.

Upcoming Performance

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 - 7:00PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
115 4th St N
Stillwater, MN 55082

Our March concert represents a mixture of old and new works. The concert spans Felix Mendelssohn's Overture for Band, an early example of a piece scored for winds, to Frank Ticheli's San Antonio Dances, crafted specifically for wind ensemble.

Mendelssohn: Overture for Band
Creston: Anatolia (Turkish Rhapsody)
Salfelder: Cathedrals
Ticheli: San Antonio Dances
Maslanka: On This Bright Morning
Woolfenden: Gallimaufry

Season Schedule