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. Renovations to the structure will begin following the 2023 Winona Municipal Band season.

Join us for a full season of concerts in 2023: June 14th through August 16th, Wednesdays from 8:00 - 9:00pm at Winona's historic bandshell in Lake Park. If the weather is questionable, call 507-457-8220 to find out if the performance has been canceled.

Program for August 16, 2023 - Final Concert of the Season!

Star Spangled BannerArr. Bowles
The Standard of St. GeorgeKenneth Alford
When Jesus WeptSchuman arr. Billings
Four Scottish DancesArnold arr. Paynter
You're WelcomeMiranda arr. Conaway
Tuba Tiger RagHenderson arr. Marshall
King Cotton MarchJohn Philip Sousa
Porgy and Bess MedleyArr. Bob Lowden
America The BeautifulWard arr. Dragon

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

News & Events

Band History: Week 6, The Bandshell

July 18, 2015

During our July 15th concert, Dr. Dan Barr shared the interesting story of our Lake Park Bandshell. Special thanks go to Shawn Kennedy-Lee for researching and writing the script, which is shared below: Week 6, July 15, 2015 Written by Shawn Kennedy Lee, Read (with introduction by) Dan Barr A ninety-year-old patient came into my…

July 15th Centennial Season Concert

July 14, 2015

Welcome to week six of our Centennial Concert Season. The program for the July 15, 2015 concert is: The Star Spangled Banner arr. Smith Florentiner March Julius Fucik, arr. Bourgeois Air For Band Frank Erickson Scenes from “The Louvre” Norman Dello Joio *** Special Guest Conductor *** Historical Interlude: Presented by Dr. Dan Barr, Written…

Band History: Week 5, The Hal Edstrom Family Story

July 9, 2015

We were very honored to have Nick and Nancy Edstrom present our history lesson at our July 8th concert. Their older brother Tom was also in attendance and the family generously served Swedish meatballs to the crowd, a favorite of Hal Edstrom. Week 5, July 8, 2015 Written and Read by Nancy Edstrom Bachler and…