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San Jose Wind Symphony is holding open auditions for interested woodwind, brass and percussion players on August 29, 2015. We are especially looking for accomplished horn, euphonium, tuba and clarinet players Auditions are scheduled by appointment only. Click here for more information.


Thanks for a successful 2014-2015 concert season

We just wrapped up our 57th season with a memorable concert at the WASBE 2015 Conference in San Jose. Those of you lucky enough to be there with us in the California Theatre witnessed four thrilling performances of outstanding new works for wind symphony, topped off by Julie Giroux's modern masterpiece, Bookmarks from Japan. We were joined on stage by the amazing, exhilarating Premiere Saxophone Quartet, who brought the audience to its feet with their virtuosic ensemble playing in William Bolcom's Concerto Grosso. We'll remember this concert for a long time. 

But there's no rest for the weary — we're already busy at work preparing next year's concert series. We've posted the dates of the concerts in the sidebar to the right. We'll have more information as soon as it's available.

In the meantime, we'd like to thank the many people who helped make the past year a success. So thanks to all of our hard-working volunteers and friends, our corporate sponsors and individual contributors, and a heartfelt special thanks to our inspired and inspiring music and artistic director, Dr. Edward C. Harris. We can't wait to hear what he's got planned for us next year.

See you next season! 

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UPCOMING CONCERTS

Season Concert #1
Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 3:00 PM
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga

Season Concert #2
Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga

Season Concert #3
Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga

Season Concert #4
Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga

Free Concert
Monday, July 4, 2016 at 1:15 PM
Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos

Stay tuned for more information about our 2015-2016 concert season.

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AUDIENCE REVIEWS

“The selections were infectious and joyous, and the performance of this wind orchestra were flawless and enthusiastic.”
– Dave from San Carlos.

“The music was great and the conductor was very personable and entertaining. This had appeal for all ages.”
– Jamie from Soquel

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