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
“Masks and Machines”
Sunday, May 26, 2019
at the New Mexico Museum of Art
in the St. Francis Auditorium
Dr. Sarah McKoin, guest conductor
Dr. Sarah McKoin
Director of Bands
School of Music
Texas Tech University
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.