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:

News & Events

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…

Band History: Week 3

June 25, 2015

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,…