Audio and Video recordings from the Wellington Wind Symphony.

WWS YouTube

  The Wellington Winds YouTube Channel


The WWS YouTube channel includes almost 60 videos, including music and features from the Appassionato project. The channel has segments that are not included on the DVD.

The channel continues to grow as we add great recordings from the past as well as new projects.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll find!

Appassionato: The Wellington Winds Story (2012) – DVD


Our new DVD tells the story of the Wellington Winds and  includes performances of many works for symphonic wind  ensemble, many of them Canadian, interviews with their composers, Winds members and audience, and sections in rehearsal. Full versions of the material are also available on our new Youtube Channel.

View a 14 minute trailer of highlights from our DVD. Visit the Winds Youtube Channel to see many of the performances plus additional material.

Wellington Winds DVD Highlights from Costel Bilauca on Vimeo.

WWS Music in a Lifetime

Music in a Lifetime

Music in a Lifetime is dedicated to the role that being involved in music can play in a fulfilled and rewarding life. The resources in this website help young musicians explore community music-making at its finest, through the music and musicians of the Wellington Wind Symphony. Videos from the WWS YouTube Channel are embedded in this resource.


Wellington Winds: An Artist’s Neighbourhood (2002)

Track List (click to listen to excerpt)

1-2. Sinfonia – Glenn Buhr

I. Sinfonia, i, l’aria serena

II.  Sinfonia ii, allegria

3. ROCK! – Glenn Buhr

4. A Prairie Schubertiade – Michael Purves-Smith, Lyrics by Mary Bishop

5. An Artist’s Neighbourhood – Boyd McDonald

6. Windhorse – Peter Hatch

7-12. One Midsummer’s Morning – Derek Healey

I. One Midsummer’s Morning – I. Among the New Mown Hay

II. One Midsummer’s Morning – II. The Banks of Sweet Primrose

III. One Midsummer’s Morning – III. High Germany

IV. One Midsummer’s Morning – IV. Strawberry Fair

V. One Midsummer’s Morning – V. Bushes and Briars

VI. One Midsummer’s Morning – VI. Shropshire Rounds


Wellington Winds: ‘Tis the Season (1999)

Track List:

1. Angels From The Realms Of Glory -arr. B. Walters

2. A Canadian Brass Christmas – arr. L. Henderson/H. Cable

3. Wachet Auf – J.S. Bach, arr. Alfred Reed

4-8. Christmas Concerto – A. Corelli, arr. P. Gordon

I Preludio

II Allegro Moderato

III Adagio

IV Sarabanda

V Giga

9. Russian Christmas Music – Alfred Reed

10. Christmas Eve Tattoo (La Boheme) – G. Puccini, arr. R. Hastings

11-13. Suite Of Carols – Leroy Anderson, arr. J. Bullock

I. My Sheep Were Grazing

II. Lo, How A Rose

III. March Of The Kings

14. Christmas Day – Gustav Holst

15. Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson


 Wellington Winds: Live Audience Favourites (1998)

Track List

  • 1. Semper Fidelis March – John Philip Sousa
  • 2. The Lord of the Rings: Gandalf – Johann De Meij
  • 3 .  Nocturnes: Nuages – Claude Debussy, arr. Michael Purves-Smith
  • 4. Musetta’s Waltz – G. Puccini, arr. R. Riedstra (Maria Riedstra, soprano)
  • 5-7. English Folk Song Suite – Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • I March: Seventeen Come Sunday
    • II Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy
    • III March: Folk Songs from Somerset
  • 8. Colonel Bogey March – Kenneth J. Alford
  • 9-13. Suite of American Dances  – Robert Russell Bennett
    • I. Cakewalk
    • II. Schottishe
    • III. Western One-Step
    • IV. Wallflower Waltz
    • V. Rag
  • 14    Merry Widow: Villa – F. Lehar, arr. R. Riedstra (Maria Riedstra, soprano)
  • 15    Phantom of the Opera – Andrew Lloyd Weber, arr. W. Barker

DVDs and CDs are available for purchase at Wellington Wind Symphony concerts. For more information, contact us.