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April 2016

Playing with Fire with Queen City Jazz Band at LUMC

April 2, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St
Littleton, CO 80120
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Hot jazz and sizzling new sounds for winds and percussion with Denver's legendary traditional jazz group, the Queen City Jazz Band Tempered Steel • Charles Rochester Young Firefly • Ryan George “Tumbao” from Sinfonia No. 3, "La Salsa" • Roberto Sierra/Scatterday Blow It Up, Start Again • Jonathan Newman Queen City Jazz Band selections CWE and QCJB together performing selections by arranger Wayne Scott Online purchases may be made until midnight on April 1.  Tickets may also be purchased at…

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Playing with Fire with Queen City Jazz Band at the King Center

April 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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Hot jazz and sizzling new sounds for winds and percussion with Denver's legendary traditional jazz group. Tempered Steel • Charles Rochester Young Firefly • Ryan George “Tumbao” from Sinfonia No. 3, "La Salsa" • Roberto Sierra/Scatterday Blow It Up, Start Again • Jonathan Newman Queen City Jazz Band selections CWE and QCJB together performing selections by arranger Wayne Scott The CWE appears at the King Center as Artists in Residence through a partnership with Metropolitan State University of Denver. Tickets…

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May 2016

Beg, Borrow, and Steal at the King Center

May 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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Transcriptions of great works respectfully adapted from repertoire for organ, orchestra, and piano Toccata and Fugue in D minor • J.S. Bach/Hunsberger The Alcotts • Charles Ives/Thurston cheating, lying, stealing • David Lang Pictures at an Exhibition • Modest Mussorgsky/Lavender The CWE appears at the King Center as Artists in Residence through a partnership with Metropolitan State University of Denver. Tickets may be purchased from the King Center box office in person, online, or by phone (303-556-2296).  The box office…

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July 2016

CWE at Next Stage NOW

July 17, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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The Colorado Wind Ensemble presents spectacular summer sounds in FREE performances at the Denver Performing Arts Complex downtown.  Listen to season highlights from John Mackey and Ryan George; great outdoor fare by Ives, Sousa, and Holst; and a beautiful feature from Central City Opera's Ballad of Baby Doe.  Choose one of two performances in the outdoor Galleria tent: 2:30-3:30 OR 4:30-5:30 Street meter parking downtown is FREE on Sundays. Wheelchair ramps lead to the performance space.  See accessibility details here.…

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August 2016

Summer Sounds at Smoky Hill

August 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Smoky Hill Library, 5430 S Biscay Cir
Centennial, CO 80015 United States
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The Colorado Wind Ensemble presents a free concert of season favorites and lively summer fare at Smoky Hill Library.  We're planning for outdoors, but will move inside if it rains.  Bring the family! All activities are on the main level - ground level parking is available in the library lot. Save Save Save

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Summer Sounds at Curtis Park

August 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 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 across the street on Orchard. Save Save Save Save

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Sit-In with Colorado Honor Band

August 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lakewood Heritage Center, 801 S Yarrow St
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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The Colorado Wind Ensemble sits in with the Colorado Honor Band for this free concert at the Lakewood Heritage Center.  CWE musicians provide educational outreach to many organizations by performing side-by-side with students as models and mentors.

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Woodwinds Three at Koelbel Library

August 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Koelbel Library, 5955 S Holly St
Centennial, CO 80121 United States
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CWE's woodwind trio of flute, oboe, and clarinet performs a variety of solos, duets, and trios.  This free concert is at the Koelbel Library, with sponsorship by the Arapahoe Library District and support from the SCFD.  This concert has been changed from the event originally advertised at Eloise May Library.  We're sorry for any inconvenience, and hope you will join us at Koelbel!

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September 2016

An Evening of Chamber Music at the King Center

September 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
King Center Concert 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 and music faculty members from Metropolitan State University of Denver. Music for a variety of brass, woodwinds, and percussion! Concerto No. 2 for Trumpet and Winds • André Jolivet Consort for Ten Winds • Robert Spittal Amuses-Bouches • Barbara York Trio Exotica • Graham Powning Façade (selections) • William Walton Tickets will be available at the door. $15 adult, $12 senior 60 and over, $12…

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October 2016

Eastman Recollections

October 22, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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Paying tribute to the ground-breaking first recordings of the legendary Eastman Wind Ensemble under the direction of Frederick Fennell Canzona ·  Peter Mennin Chorale and Alleluia ·  Howard Hanson Symphony in B-flat ·  Paul Hindemith Commando March ·  Samuel Barber La Fiesta Mexicana ·  H. Owen Reed   Tickets will be available at the door, and can be puchased online through the King Center box office. $15 adult, $12 senior 60 and over, $12 student 13 and over, $5 child 12…

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