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2012-13 Concerts

Past Concerts

2012-13 Season

"A Halloween Spook-tacular"

A combined Concert with the Southshore Concert Band of Benton Harbor.

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Reeths-Puffer Rocket Centre

The WINDS open their 34th season with a Halloween concert sure to be a hit with "kids" of all ages. The WINDS last Halloween concert was on this date in 2001. The WINDS are happy to introduce yet another Michigan Adult Community Band to its West Michigan audience as we welcome the Southshore Concert Band of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

"Fiddlers' Green"

with Special Guest Maidens IV

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts

Transport yourself accross the Atlantic for an evening of Celtic bliss as the WINDS and Maidens IV provide an evening of music from the Emerald Isle. A special welcome to loyal Michigan Irish Festival patrons.

"A Holiday Harmony Of Voice and WINDS"

A combined concert with Local Barbershop Choruses

Friday, December 14, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts

The WINDS combine forces with the Muskegon Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society and the West Shore Chorus of Sweet Adelines.This unique blend of instrumental and vocal ensembles during the Holiday Season is destined to become a community favorite for years to come.

"Winners & WINDS"

Youth Soloist Scholarship Winners and Area High School Musicians

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
Reeths-Puffer Rocket Centre

Our annual "Winners & WINDS" concert in March features two high school youth scholarship recipients as soloists, along with select band students and band directors from two area High Schools. This concert is sponsored in part by a grant from the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.

"Motor City Festival of Bands"

Sunday, March 10, 2013 beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, Michael A. Guido Theater , Dearborn Michigan

The WINDS make a return trip to Dearborn as guests of the Motor City Brass Band.

"The Artist's Musical Palette"

Guest Conductor:  Dennis J. Zeisler, Musical Director of The Virginia Wind Symphony

Saturday, May 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Reeths-Puffer Rocket Centre

Colors have the ability to convey and affect emotions. Please come and expericence a kaleidoscope of color and test this theory for yourself. The program will feature works by John Makey, Mark Camphouse, Peter Grahm, Samuel Hazo and Percy Grainger, plus a march or two.

2013 Summer Concerts  

Friday "Sousa Band" Concerts on the Olthoff Outdoor Stage

The Olthoff Outdoor Stage is located on Third Street between the Sidock Building and Culinary Institute of Michigan in downtown Muskegon.

Friday, June 14, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Featuring marches of Henry Fillmore and Phillip Sousa

Friday, June 21, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Featuring marches of Robert Browne Hall and Edwin Franko Goldman

Friday, June 28, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

"Audience March Pick"  Choose from Hall, Goldman, Bagley, Sousa, King or Fillmore

Bring your chair to these open-air concerts.


Summer WINDS Concerts

All Concerts will be held at Muskegon's McGraft Park  

Thursday, July 11, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

"Our American Hero's" - Guest Artist Joel Dulyea Patriotic Music to Celebrate our Country and its' Hero's!

Thursday July 18, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

"There's No Business Like Show Business" - Guest "Singers 8"
  Music of your favorite Broadway Shows - Past and Present

Thursday July 25, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

" Big Band Dixie" - Guests - Dixie En Ete
  An Evening of Dixie and Big Band Classics

* A freewill offering will be encouraged and gratefully accepted.