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The 2014 Music-Filled Life Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors

For our first spring concert, the Los Alamos Community Winds is proud to present Special Guest Conductor and Clinician, Frank Ticheli, Chair of Composition at USC.

This concert will feature a Festival Honor Band, comprising middle and high school students, under the direction of Mr. Ticheli and Ms. Chandra Blackston, Director of Instrumental Music at Lincoln Middle School, Rio Rancho.

In addition, we have the honor of presenting the Albuquerque Concert Band under the direction of John Sanks.

And, of course, the award-winning Los Alamos Community Winds, under the direction of Ted Vives! All three bands will be playing pieces composed and conducted by Mr. Ticheli. LACW will be playing an instrumental arrangement of Rest, along with other pieces.

7 PM, Saturday March 19, 2016, Crossroads Bible Church

Click here to see our October 2015 newsletter.

Los Alamos Community Winds Awarded Second Place in the 2012 American Prize in the Community Division for Bands

LACW is proud to announce that the Los Alamos Community Winds has been awarded Second Place for the 2012 American Prize - Community Band Division. This is a very special honor and it speaks to the dedication of all the members of the organization both past and current who have done their part to make LACW the fine ensemble it has become.

Los Alamos Community Winds Videos

From Los Alamos National Laboratory: Music and Math at Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory employees belong to no fewer than 18 musical performance groups. We find out what draws these scientists and engineers to music. On YouTube (click here)

Los Alamos Community Winds has Joined the David Avshalomov Band Commission Consortium

Along with 21 other bands, the Community Winds has commissioned American Prize winning composor David Avshalomov to compose an extended work of wind band. Avshalomov's working title is "Vignettes." This work was featured on the October 5, 2013 program.

Los Alamos Community Winds, PO Box 33, Los Alamos, NM 87544