Bring Back Music: Drive-in Concert October 24

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

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

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Summer Recordings

Over the summer LACW produced a series of recordings.  Band members recorded their parts individually.  The parts were then combined by our Director, Ted Vives, into complete pieces.  A complete set of these recordings is included below.

I’ll Be There For You (Theme from Friends) by Solem & Wilde, arr by Vives.

Lost in Space Theme by Williams, arr by Vives.

Kokomo by Phillips, McKenzie, Love, and Melcher, arr by Vives.

Help! by Lennon and McCartney, arr. by Vives.

A Hard Day’s Night by Lennon and McCartney, arr. by Vives.

Let It Be by Lennon and McCartney, arr. by Vives.

Hey Jude by Lennon and McCartney, arr. by Vives.

Folk Song Suite No 1 by Williams

Folk Song Suite No 3 by Williams

The Thunderer by Sousa.

King Cotton by Sousa


May Concert Canceled

LACW’s May 2nd concert has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The concert, a celebration of Beethoven on the 250th anniversary of his birth, will be rescheduled during the upcoming summer or fall.