Los Alamos Community Winds Spring Back Into Music
For several months, our community has been without “live” music. The Los Alamos Community Winds will host Spring Back Into Music on Saturday, May 22. At 3:00 p.m. LACW will present a concert at Ashley Pond. The concert will also be live streamed on YouTube. The Los Alamos Flute Choir, Covid Clarinet Quintet, SaxAtomix, Percussionist Stuart Bloom, and LACW director Ted Vives accompanied by pianist Julian Chen will all be performing.
The concert will also feature trombonist and LAHS graduating senior, Jackson Bell. Jackson is the recipient of the 2021 Music-Filled Life Scholarship, and will be performing Alexandre Guilmant’s “Morceau Symphonique” accompanied by LACW pianist, Julian Chen.
Jackson is a senior at Los Alamos High School and has played trombone for 7 years in most musical contexts. He participated in the Allstate and Jazz Allstate festivals throughout high school, achieving the top spot for trombone players his senior year. Jackson hopes to continue pursuing a career in trombone performance alongside his music education career. He plans to attend the University of New Mexico in the fall and is beyond excited to carve his path forward.
Reservations for Mother’s Day Serenades has closed. We would like to thank all those who supported this effort.
The Los Alamos Community Winds has just been selected as a semi-finalist in the Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—community division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. Here’s the link: http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com
The American Prize will be announcing finalists in the division soon. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: www.theamericanprize.org
Reservations for Valentine Serenades has closed. We would like to thank all those who supported this effort.
This Saturday December 12 at 2:00 p.m. LACW presents it’s annual Holiday Prism Concert via a concert event on YouTube. A series of performances by members from the community – The Los Alamos Flute Choir, The Covid Clarinets, The SaxAtomix, The LACW Brass, and individual solo performances by flautists Heidi Morning and Tracey Speyrer and LACW director/trombonist Ted Vives all accompanied by pianist Julian Chen.
The concert can be viewed at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12 on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/ZiLZOGFHvng
The concert will be free for viewing, but LACW would request that anyone planning to watch the concert ot please register with EventBrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/los-alamos-community-winds-holiday-prism-concert-2020-tickets-131941086341
A recording of the Los Alamos Community Winds Drive-in Concert is available on YouTube
Bring Back Music – Los Alamos, Oct. 24, 2020
The Los Alamos Community Winds will host Bring Back Music – Los Alamos, a free live concert for the community, on Saturday, October 24.
The drive-in style concert will start at 1 p.m. The concert will be held in the north parking lot of Central Park Square, on the corner of 15th Street and Nectar Street, in Los Alamos. Registration will be via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bring-music-back-los-alamos-registration-124799357237.
Bring Back Music – Los Alamos will include performances from The Los Alamos Flute Choir, the Los Alamos Clarinet Quintet, The SaxAtomix, percussionist George Price, and LACW director Ted Vives playing trombone accompanied by pianist Julian Chen.
Bring Back Music – Los Alamos will be performed in a safe, socially distanced environment. Concert attendees will be able to listen to the concert from their vehicles, either live or by tuning into an FM broadcast on their car radios. Restrooms will be available. All other existing New Mexico COVID-19 regulations will be observed.
Members of the community can also watch this live-streamed concert on YouTube at https://youtu.be/WTB9PyiF9p0.