The University of Manitoba Concert Band is a 60-piece ensemble that performs a wide variety of wind band repertoire. The Concert Band presents four concerts a year (usually in tandem with the Wind Ensemble). Founded by Connie Turner, the Concert Band is presently conducted by Jacquie Dawson, and includes a mix of students from the Desautels Faculty of Music, other university students, community members and select grade 12 students.
Who is eligible:
Any university age or community member is welcome to audition, players do not need to attend the U of M.
|Rehearsals:||Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Fall and Winter terms
October 13 - 7:30 pm
Featuring Concerto Competition winner Cam Denby, marimba
November 24 - 8:00 pm
Featuring Allen Harrington, saxophone, and special high school guests.
February 16 - 7:30 pm
Featuring student composer, Liam Gibson
April 6 - 7:30 pm
Featuring Dr. Edmund Dawe, piano
All performances take place at Jubilee Place Auditorium, 173 Talbot Ave
Tickets are available in advance at the music office or at the door.
$15 adult & $5 student