The Winona Municipal Band in Winona, Minnesota celebrated its centennial year in 2015! It is the oldest continually performing city band west of the Mississippi River. Visit the Centennial section of this website to learn more about the celebration.

The City of Winona will celebrate the centennial of our Historic Winona Lake Park Bandshell in 2024.

Join us for a full season of concerts in 2024: June 12th through August 14th, Wednesdays from 8:00 - 9:00pm at Winona's historic bandshell in Lake Park.


Program for June 19, 2024

Star Spangled Bannerarr. Bowles
The Prince of DecorahP.G. Lowery
StillwaterKelijah Dunton
Emperata OvertureClaude T. Smith
Little Brown JugDel Baroni
Hogan's Heroes MarchJerry Fielding
Cakewalk for BandEdward Madden
Across the DanubeJohn Philip Sousa
Coldplay On Stagearr. Brown
America The BeautifulWard, arr. Dragon


Please stay tuned to Facebook and the City of Winona website for more updates: cityofwinona.com.

News & Events

Band History: Week 10, Final Concert

December 1, 2015

For our final concert, we debuted a commissioned musical piece that reintroduced a theme and variations composed by our founding director George Colburn, arranged for our band by local composer and band member Eric Heukeshoven. Mr. Colburn’s Miracle Concert Introduction Good evening. My name is Eric Heukeshoven and I have a confession to make: The…

August 12th Centennial Season Concert

August 11, 2015

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.…

Band History: Week 9

August 9, 2015

We celebrated our alumni during our concert on August 5th. Week 9, August 5, 2015 Written by Ruth Bures, read by Dan Barr The Winona Municipal Band has weathered many storms, literally and figuratively. One Wednesday Dr. Lindner had been happy that it was a beautiful sunny day and began the rehearsal as usual at…