The Community Winds will be performing at Fuller Lodge at 7:00pm on Friday October 22. The performance is a part of the 2021 Evening of Arts and Culture, sponsored by the Los Alamos Arts Council. The overall event takes place within the Creative District of Los Alamos and runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This year’s theme is “Talent in Our Town.”
More information and the schedule of events can be found on the LAAC website at
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: theamericanprize.blogspot.com
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: www.theamericanprize.org
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.
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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