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February 2017

Dreams & Visions with trumpet soloist Brian Shaw at the King Center

February 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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“Brian Shaw epitomizes the versatile twenty-first century trumpeter.” – Elisa Koehler, Fanfares and Finesse: A Performer’s Guide to Trumpet History and Literature The CWE is thrilled to feature Brian Shaw of Louisiana State University as our soloist.  Brian Shaw is the Carruth Associate Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies at LSU. He is also Principal Trumpet of the Baton Rouge Symphony, Co-Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Wind Symphony, and enjoys an international performing career on modern and Baroque trumpets.  His…

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April 2017

Basically Brass with Rocky Mountain Brassworks in Littleton

April 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St
Littleton, CO 80120 United States

Rocky Mountain Brassworks A bounty of beautiful brass, enhanced by woodwinds and percussion! Jubilee Overture · Philip Sparke Sinfonietta · Ingolf Dahl Lord Tullamore · Carl Wittrock Point Blank · Paul Dooley Gaelforce · Peter Graham Moorside Suite · Gustav Holst Washington Post · John Philip Sousa Tickets are available online (see below) and will be available at the door. $15 adult, $12 senior 60 and over, $12 student 13 and over, $5 child 12 and under

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Basically Brass with Rocky Mountain Brassworks at the King Center

April 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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Rocky Mountain Brassworks A bounty of beautiful brass, enhanced by woodwinds and percussion! Jubilee Overture · Philip Sparke Sinfonietta · Ingolf Dahl Lord Tullamore · Carl Wittrock Point Blank · Paul Dooley Gaelforce · Peter Graham Moorside Suite · Gustav Holst Washington Post · John Philip Sousa Tickets are available online (see below), and will be available at the ticket table next to the Concert Hall on concert night.  Please present advance sale coupons and vouchers; as well as IDs for MSUD…

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May 2017

Worlds Away at the King Center

May 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
King Center Recital Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States

Quintessential world cultures to comic book fantasy, with special guests the Colorado Youth Wind Ensemble and trombonist Christopher Bill. Black Bolt! · Jess Turner Variations on a Tango · Kyle Kindred Traveler · David Maslanka Minstrels of the Kells · Dan Welcher The Incredibles · Michael Giacchino Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Free parking in the 7th Street Garage. $15 adult, $12 senior 60 and over, $12 student 13 and over, $5 child 12 and under

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June 2017

CWE presents Capitol Brass Quintet at The Cube

June 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd
Denver, 80238 United States
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The Colorado Wind Ensemble presents the Capitol Brass Quintet for the Stapleton MCA summer concert series.  These free concerts are held at The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd, Denver 80238.  This family-friendly concert features the warm and winning sounds of trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba in a program of popular and classical styles.

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July 2017

CWE Jazz Collective at The Cube

July 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd
Denver, 80238 United States
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An evening of classic jazz standards in the tradition of the legendary Dave Pell Octet, featuring CWE musicians and friends.  This innovative leader of the West Coast cool jazz movement in the 1950s fostered arrangements by André Previn, Marty Paich, Bill Holman, John Williams, Jack Montrose, Wes Hensel, Med Flory, Shorty Rogers, and Harry Betts.  Listening and swing dancing are encouraged! The Cube at Stapleton is a beautiful indoor concert space for listening to music.  Please join us for this…

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August 2017

Summer Sounds at Curtis Park

August 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Curtis Arts & Humanities Center, 2349 E Orchard Rd
Greenwood VIllage, CO 80112 United States
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The CWE performs season favorites and joins with the Colorado Honor Band in this free outdoor concert in Greenwood Village.   Colorado Honor Band performs at 6:00, with CWE beginning around 7:00.  Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and an umbrella! Parking is available at ground level in the lot.

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CWE Woodwinds Three at The Cube

August 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd
Denver, 80238 United States
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These versatile CWE musicians present a variety of sounds and styles in this unique trio of flutes, clarinets, and double reeds.  Please join us for this free concert presented by the Stapleton MCA at The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd, Denver 80238.

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September 2017

An Evening of Chamber Music

September 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
King Center Recital Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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An evening of classical and contemporary delights featuring small groups from the Colorado Wind Ensemble. Music for a variety of brass, woodwinds, and percussion. Sechs Tänze • Rolf Rudin Dances with Winds • Shelley Hanson An American Tapestry • Daniel Kallman Rikudim: Four Israeli Folkdances for clarinet ensemble • Jan Van der Roost Suite for Flute and Piano, op. 34, No. 1, I. Moderato, II. Scherzo • Charles-Marie Widor Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043, III. Allegro,…

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October 2017

Winning Scores

October 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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Featuring prize-winning recipients of the annual Sousa/Ostwald Awards granted by the American Bandmasters Association.  Every piece is a winner!  We are honored to be joined by renowned guest conductor Ray Cramer, the distinguished Director of Bands at Indiana University from 1969-2005. Fanfare and Allegro • Clifton Williams Songs for Wind Ensemble • Yo Goto Zion • Dan Welcher Variations on a Korean Folk Song • John Barnes Chance - Ray Cramer, guest conductor Only Light • Aaron Perrine Passacaglia (Homage…

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