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.
12-26-14 - 2015 Spring Concert
The Gorge Winds Concert Band will hold their annual Spring Concert on April 26, 2015, 2pm, at the Civic Auditorium.
12-26-14 - Start-up Rehearsals in 2015
The Gorge Winds Concert Band will start rehearsals again on February 5, 2015 at The Dalles Middle School at 7pm. For more information about joining the band, click here to go to our Contact Us page.
12-26-14 - Christmas Concert a Big Success
The Gorge Winds Concert Band Christmas Concert was a great success, with a packed concert hall at the Civic Auditorium. Thank you to our concert goers and we look forward to seeing you at our 2015 Spring Concert!
Photo by Mark Gibson, The Dalles Chronicle
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, 7:00pm, 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
Nathan Parker, Co-Conductor, 503-791-2168
Rick Cowart, Board President, 541-980-1113
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