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 Banner||Arr. Bowles|
|The Standard of St. George||Kenneth Alford|
|When Jesus Wept||Schuman arr. Billings|
|Four Scottish Dances||Arnold arr. Paynter|
|You're Welcome||Miranda arr. Conaway|
|Tuba Tiger Rag||Henderson arr. Marshall|
|King Cotton March||John Philip Sousa|
|Porgy and Bess Medley||Arr. Bob Lowden|
|America The Beautiful||Ward arr. Dragon|
News & Events
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…
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…
If you missed our June 24th concert, we revisited the very busy second decade of the Winona Municipal Band’s history. Here’s what we learned: Week 3, June 24, 2015 (Written by Ruth Bures, read by Dan Barr) By 1935, the band needed new uniforms. A proposal for bids appeared in the paper for 55 Coats,…