2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON
Diamond Jubilee meets Great White Way as SJWS shines the spotlight on legendary Broadway composer Leonard Bernstein. Enjoy music from West Side Story, Candide and On the Town, with an extra helping of Richard Rodgers’ classic Carousel for good measure
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:00 PM
Barbara Larsen, flute
SJWS music and artistic director Edward C. Harris highlights the band’s outstanding musicianship with works by J. S. Bach, Paul Hindemith, Michael Hennagin and others. Barbara Larsen, the Wind Symphony’s principal flutist, performs Howard Hanson’s Serenade for Flute.
Songs of Life
SJWS celebrates the return of spring by welcoming back Layna Chianakas and Vivace Youth Chorus, performing works by Percy Grainger, Richard Strauss and Johan de Meij. “Only to children children sing, Only to youth will spring be spring." –Emerson
From the Northern Lights
Don’t miss the chance to see world-renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu in an intimate venue, performing Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor. Plus, SJWS founder Darrell Johnston conducts Phillip Sparke’s Jubilee Overture. This concert will sell out – order your tickets today!
Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos
Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 4:00 PM
Walter M. Mayes, narrator
Our traditional 4th of July extravaganza is a family-friendly pops concert filled with marches, patriotic songs, show tunes and more! This year our soloists are drawn from the ranks of SJWS itself — and trust us on this one, San Jose's got talent! The concert is free, so come early with blankets, chairs and sunscreen. Sponsored by the Town of Los Gatos and the Los Gatos Recreation Department.