The Gorge Winds Concert Band is a volunteer organization comprised of over 50 men and women in the Mid-Columbia Gorge area who are dedicated to making a unique musical and cultural contribution to our community. Founded in 2000, the Gorge Winds Concert Band performs in many venues throughout the Mid-Columbia Gorge, i.e. Hood River, The Dalles, Trout Lake, Goldendale.
11-17-15 - 2015 Christmas/Holiday Concerts
The Gorge Winds Concert Band will be playing two Christmas/Holiday concerts this year - on December 18th, 7pm, at the Hood River Valley High School in Hood River, Oregon, and on December 20th, 3pm, at the Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles, Oregon.
11-17-15 - Gorge Winds Music Director Retiring At End Of Year
Music Director Sam Grotte will be retiring after the last Christmas concert this year. Read more...
Interested in Joining Us?
Join us and experience the joy of making music for audiences in the Columbia River Gorge! We meet weekly on Thursday evenings, 7pm to 9pm, at The Dalles Middle School. Physical address is: 1100 East 12th Street, The Dalles, OR. You can reach us by contacting our Music Director on our Contact Us page.
Percussion talent wanted
The Gorge Winds Concert Band is looking for people who play percussion instruments. If you know how to read percussion music, can keep the beat, and are interested in playing in a concert band, please contact one of the following people:
Sam Grotte, Music Director, 509-493-1082
Larry Loop, Co-Conductor, 541-990-5023
Rick Cowart, Board President, 541-980-1113
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