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WIND ORCHESTRA


The Wind Orchestra was founded in 2007 to provide high-caliber wind-centric musical exposure to audiences in northern New Mexico.

Our music format focuses on the performance of contemporary – and traditional – works of wind orchestra literature.  And our programs are quite varied and can include period American and non-American pieces involving strings, voice, and a variety of keyboards.  As one of only a handful of professional-level wind orchestras in the country, we offer local and regional audiences the opportunity to experience music very few people can access.

Concerts are free to the public.


Wind Orchestra Links

Past Concerts and Sound Bites
List of Past Repertoire by Composer
List of Past Repertoire by Concert

Next Concert:

Shifting Views

Sunday, October 13, 2019
2:00 pm
at the New Mexico Museum of Art
in the St. Francis Auditorium

Dr. Caroline Beatty, guest conductor

Dr. Caroline Beatty

Director of Bands
School of Music
Texas State University

Caroline Beatty is Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Music at Texas State University. Her responsibilities include providing administration and oversight of the university band program, conducting the Wind Symphony, and teaching conducting and band literature courses. During the 2014-2015 academic year, she also served as Interim Conductor of the Texas State Symphony Orchestra. Performances under her direction garner consistent accolades from audience members, composers, and fellow performers for their artistry, excitement, beauty, and craft. While honoring the standard repertoire, Dr. Beatty actively invests in the commissioning and performance of new works.

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Previous Guest Conductors

Rather than engaging a full-time artistic director or conductor, the Wind Orchestra invites a guest conductor of national renown for each concert to select repertoire, rehearse the ensemble and present a performance.   All of our guest conductors are dedicated to advancing the wind orchestra format as a contemporary medium for live music.

  • Professor Steven D. Davis

    Director of Bands and Wind Ensembles
    Conservatory of Music and Dance
    University of Missouri, Kansas City