Finalist 2021 American Prize

The Los Alamos Community Winds has just been selected as a finalist in the Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—community division 2021 of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. Here’s the link:

The American Prize will be announcing the winners and runner-up in the division soon. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here:

Concert – Tues Aug 3 Ashley Pond 6pm

The Los Alamos Community Winds will be performing at the outdoor Ashley Pond Park Stage Tuesday August 3rd at 6:00pm.  The concert is a part of the Tuesdays at the Pond series sponsored by the Creative Los Alamos.

In addition to the Community Winds, the concert will also feature performances by Heidi Morning & Julian Chen and by the SaxAtomix.

Spring Concert – Sat. May 22 3pm

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.

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