The Colorado Wind Ensemble

CWE Announces Auditions

The Colorado Wind Ensemble will hold auditions for regular section musicians and alternates on Tuesday, August 18, beginning at 5:00pm, at the King Center for the Performing Arts on the Auraria campus in downtown Denver, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver 80204.

Section musicians – trumpet, horn, percussion

Alternates – All sections (flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, harp, piano, string bass)

Please visit our Auditions page and submit an audition form by Friday, August 7.

 

CWE Welcomes New Conductor, Dr. David Kish
The Colorado Wind Ensemble is thrilled to welcome Dr. David Kish as the new conductor and musical director of the Colorado Wind Ensemble!

David Kish headshot 3David Kish, a native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, is also Director of Bands and Professor of Music at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Bands, and teaches conducting and music education courses. He serves as a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Innovation, is founding director of the Metro State Wind Band Celebration, and is a recipient of the Faculty Senate Teaching Excellence Award.

“I am honored to have been selected as the next Conductor and Musical Director of the Colorado Wind Ensemble!  I look forward to the immense challenge of following Matt Roeder and Martha Cox in this position.”

 

 

Music_on_Edge_09_Full_Res crop 3The Colorado Wind Ensemble is metro Denver’s urban wind symphony, featuring the versatile and sumptuous sounds of 45 woodwinds, brass, and percussion.  The CWE performs all around the region, playing everything from classics by Holst and Grainger to current contemporary sounds of Schwantner and Corigliano, with chamber music, summer band in the park, and educational outreach concerts with students filling out our season.