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

July 8th Centennial Season Concert

July 6, 2015

Welcome to week five of our Centennial Concert Season. The program for the July 8, 2015 concert is: America the Beautiful Arr. Dragon On The Mall Edwin Franko Goldman A Hymn Tune Rhapsody Jerry Brubaker First Suite In E Flat Gustav Holst Historical Interlude: Presented by the Edstrom Family Tuba Tiger Rag Harry Decosta, Arr.…

Band History: Week 4

July 5, 2015

If you missed our July 1st concert or just want to review the history, we visited the years between 1945 and 1955 of the Winona Municipal Band’s history. Here’s what we learned: Week 4, July 1, 2015 (Written by Ruth Bures, read by Dan Barr) Harold Edstrom resigned from teaching at the High school in…

July 1st Centennial Season Concert

June 29, 2015

Welcome to week four of our Centennial Concert Season, our early Fourth of July Musical Celebration! The program for the July 1, 2015 concert is: The Star Spangled Banner Traditional National Emblem March E. E. Bagley Shenandoah Frank Ticheli American Civil War Fantasy Jerry H. Bilik Historical Interlude: Presented by Dr. Dan Barr, Written by…