2018-2019 CONCERT SEASON

American Dreams

 Avguste Antonov

Avguste Antonov

Rhapsody in red, white and blue

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 3:00 PM
Avguste Antonov, piano

The season kicks off with a bang — an all-American extravaganza, featuring the music of George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein. Acclaimed pianist Avguste Antonov returns for his third solo appearance with the Wind Symphony, performing Gershwin’s masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue.


 Ballet Petit

Ballet Petit

Visions of Sugar Plum Fairies

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 3:00 PM
Ballet Petit, Peggy Peabody, artistic director
Walter M. Mayes, narrator

‘Tis the season, so join SJWS for “a joyful noise” — a special holiday concert, featuring Christmas classics, Hanukah hits, audience sing-a-longs and a rollicking Sleigh Ride. Prepare to be enchanted as the exuberant young dancers from Ballet Petit perform selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.


 Dallas Brass

Dallas Brass

The Brass Ring

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM
Featuring The Dallas Brass

SJWS is thrilled to welcome the world famous Dallas Brass for an afternoon of great music and good fun. One of America’s foremost musical ensembles, the group augments the traditional brass quintet with a full complement of drums and percussion, creating a unique and exciting sound. Don’t miss it!


 Galen Lemmon

Galen Lemmon

The Spirit of '76 (TrombOnes)

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, May 12, 2019, 3:00 PM
Galen Lemmon, marimba

They may have “Trouble” in River City, but we have Galen – with a capital “G” that rhymes with “P” that stands for Percussion! The virtuosic Mr. Lemmon performs Paul Creston’s Concertino for Marimba. And if you haven’t guessed it by now, the show features selections from The Music Man, arranged by Philip J. Lang.


 "Fantastic Fourth!"

"Fantastic Fourth!"

Fantastic Fourth!

Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos
Thursday, July 4, 2019, 1:00 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! 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.