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Music Director Search

The Wellington Wind Symphony is undertaking a search for a new music director.

Are you an exceptional musician and conductor with outstanding qualifications and leadership skills?

Are you able to lead and collaborate with musicians to foster musicianship and increase a group’s...   read more

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Thank You, Dan Warren

Daniel WarrenIt is with regret that the Wellington Wind Symphony announces our Music Director Daniel Warren’s resignation from this position, effective at the end of the current season.

Daniel Warren is a highly sought-after conductor, arranger and trumpet soloist, and has conducted many of Canada’s leading...   read more

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Featuring Slide by Slide

Slide by Slide

Slide by Slide (L-R): Susan Follows, Dave Davidson, John Monkhouse, Bob Phillips.

The first pair of concerts of our 2015-16 season features the Slide by Slide trombone quartet, performing Jan Koetsier’s Concerto for Four Trombones and Wind Orchestra.

The Trombone Concertino was originally written for string orchestra and trombone quartet. It recently was transcribed for wind...   read more

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Grand Finale for a Great Season

Our concerts on April 19 or April 26 mark the grand finale to this very successful season. Concerto for Wind Ensemble features the capabilities of the whole group, and promises to be an exciting and entertaining program. Please do join us!

Concerto for Wind Ensemble

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Mark Dubois, Lyric Tenor

Dubois_Img8We are very pleased to welcome Mark Dubois, internationally renowned lyric tenor, as our soloist on November 23. Mr. Dubois will be performing selections by Donizetti, Lalo, Strauss, and Gilbert and Sullivan.

Mark Dubois has performed with major orchestras across Canada and the United States....   read more

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German Music for October

Our first set of concerts, themed Konzert der Deutschen Musik, are coming up! We will be performing on Sunday October 19 at Grandview Baptist Church in Kitchener, and Sunday October 26 at Knox Presbyterian Church in Waterloo. Both concerts begin at 3 p.m..

When asked about the German theme to our concert,...   read more

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Patrick Godfrey a YouTube Sensation

Wellington Winds member and Wilfrid Laurier University music student Patrick Godfrey is making a sensation on YouTube, with his cover of the 2003 hip-hop hit Hey Ya! by OutKast – on French horn!

Patrick posted the video last Thursday, and five days later it has received over 120,000 hits and...   read more

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New Wellington Winds website launched

wellington-winds_new-website_sept2014We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Wellington Winds website at www.wellingtonwindsymphony.ca.  Using WordPress technology, the new site offers many new features and capabilities. New features include an enhanced ...   read more

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Danielle Beck Featured in the WR Record

Danielle Beck

The Winds’ principal saxophone player, Danielle Beck.

Wellington Winds principal saxophone player Danielle Beck is the subject of a feature story in today’s Waterloo Region Record. The feature tells the story of Danielle’s success as a business owner, and her life as a professional musician.

Danielle has been a member of the Wellington Winds...   read more

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Rehearsals Underway

WW members rehearse

Happy faces at the first rehearsal of the season.

Rehearsals are underway for the first concert of the 2014-15 season. The first rehearsal on September 7 found members eager to meet the challenge of learning the program for our first set of concerts, themed Konzert der Deutschen...   read more

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