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Audience Safety Procedures for 2020 Concerts

The Winona Municipal Band is implementing the following procedures pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Those with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend.
  • Band members will perform while spaced at least 6’ apart from each other.
  • Audience members are expected to maintain proper social distancing and wear masks.
  • Half of the benches at the Bandshell will not be available.
  • Audience members who bring their own chairs will be expected to set up in locations at least 6’ away from other attendees.

If you intend to listen from within your car:

  • Those with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend.
  • Each household should be in a separate car; carpooling does not comply with social distancing.
  • Attendees must remain in the vehicles they arrived in.
  • If attendees are in cars with the windows up for the entirety of the ceremony, cars may park immediately adjacent to one another.
  • If attendees are in cars with windows down, cars should park 6 feet apart.

Signs with these instructions will be posted at the Bandshell and announcements will be made prior to the performance.

July 1st Update from Director Levi Lundak

The Winona Municipal Band is hopeful to start the 2020 season!  Things do evolve based on the needs of the community, and our anticipated start date of July 8, 2020 has been pushed back.  With rising case numbers in the area, it is safest for our band members, the audience, media partners, and community that…

A Message from Director Levi Lundak

The first concert of the 2020 season was supposed to be on June 10th. However, with the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will be remaining silent for some time to come. On Monday, the decision to cancel all June Municipal Band concert dates was made. It is a tough decision to cancel, and even more for a…

Heukeshovens Give Preview Performance Before European Tour

The husband and wife duo of Janet and Eric Heukeshoven will perform Duo Concertanté with the Winona Municipal Band in Lake Park Band Shell at 8p.m. onWednesday June 22, 2016. The new music was commissioned for the Minnesota Ambassadors of Music 2016 European tour. Eric Heukeshoven adapted and arranged music originally written for two trombones…

Movie and Appreciation Event for the Winona Municipal Band’s Centennial Celebration

In 2015, the Winona Municipal Band marked its 100th year of continuously performing for our community. To mark the occasion, a group of band members and supporters got together to plan a Centennial Celebration that featured community gathering times with door prizes and treats, guest soloists, history lessons, a community picnic, fireworks, and a world…

August 12th Centennial Season Concert

Welcome to the final week of our Centennial Concert Season. We have a very special evening planned featuring the premiere of "Mr. Colburn’s Miracle", composed by A. Eric Heukeshoven for our celebration. The program for the August 12, 2015 concert is: The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith, arr. Bowles The Melody Shop Karl L.…

August 5th Centennial Season Concert

Welcome to week nine of our Centennial Concert Season – Alumni Night! Be sure to visit the Jaycee Pavilion before the concert and enjoy the Community Picnic sponsored by Merchants Bank (5pm – 7pm). Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at any Merchants Bank-Winona location. Be sure to stay after the concert for the…

July 29th Centennial Season Concert

Welcome to week eight of our Centennial Concert Season. The program for the July 29, 2015 concert is: The Star Spangled Banner arr. Himes Colossus Of Columbia March Russel Alexander, arr. Bainum Second Suite In F Gustav Holst   Historical Interlude: Presented by Dr. Dan Barr, Written by Ruth Bures Lightning Fingers Henry Fillmore   ** Clarinet…

July 22nd Centennial Season Concert

Welcome to week seven of our Centennial Concert Season. The program for the July 22, 2015 concert is: The Star Spangled Banner arr. Bowles American Overture for Band Joseph Willcox Jenkins Elsa’s Procession To The Cathedral Richard Wagner, arr. Cailliet Crosley March Henry Fillmore   Historical Interlude: Presented by Dr. Dan Barr, Written by Ruth Bures…

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