Wind Ensemble

The University of Manitoba Wind Ensemble continues to program and perform first-class repertoire, including works by Benson, Grainger, Hindemith, Holst, Husa, and Schwantner.  The ensemble has also been active in commissioning and performing new music for winds, including pieces by Canadian composers Bruce Carlson, Allan Gilliland and Michael Matthews.

Conducted by: Jacqueline Dawson
Who is eligible? Non-music students and community members are welcome to audition.
Days and times: Tuesdays & Thursdays
1:30 to 3:45 pm

2017-18 Concerts

Vientos y Tangos

    October 13 - 7:30 pm
    Featuring Concerto Competition winner Cam Denby, marimba

Masks and Machines

    November 24 - 8:00 pm
    Featuring Allen Harrington, saxophone, and special high school guests.

Unsung Heroes

    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



The Wind Ensemble has performed throughout Manitoba and Western Canada, has been an invited guest ensemble at the Cantando International Music Festival in Edmonton. 

Listen to the University of Manitoba Wind Ensemble: