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

HBC: Dave Dicke interviews Ruth and Frank Bures

May 4, 2015

On May 4, 2015, Ruth and Frank Bures sat down with Dave Dicke of HBC to talk about our May 16th Kick-Off Event and our Centennial Celebration Season. The complete interview is here:

Kick-Off Event

April 12, 2015

Original movie poster for the Italian film. Roberto Franzoni, artist. Antony and Cleopatra A Silent Movie with a Winona Connection Musical score by George Colburn Performance by Dr. James Doering May 16, 2015 • 7:00 pm Ragtime music by Flutistry and Community Sing-Along • 6:30pm Wanek Hall Winona County History Center 160 Johnson Street Winona, Minnesota…

Winona Municipal Band Welcomes New Director

April 7, 2015

By Maynard Johnson The Winona Municipal Band will welcome a new director to lead the ensemble in its Centennial concert season. Levi Lundak will take over the responsibilities as director starting with the Memorial Day appearance on May 25, 2015. A former resident of Winona and current musician in the band, Mr. Lundak brings a…