The Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble is a 45 piece band made up of highly skilled musicians in the Lower Mainland, of Vancouver, BC. PSWE aspires to present the best performances of modern wind band music through our regular four concert season.
PSWE is also an active support of student musicians, and has a mandate to promote performing opportunities for music students of all ages. PSWE offers workshops and masterclasses with our skilled musicians and school bands, as well as joint concerts with school groups. There are also group rates to our concerts available for students.
PSWE had the honour of being an invited, featured ensemble at the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles in San Jose in July 2015. This is one of the most prestigious band festivals in the world, and marked the 10th anniversary of PSWE's performance at the WASBE conference in Singapore in 1995.
PSWE has a full concert season at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in 2017/18.
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February 18 2018 | 3pm
In the third concert of our current season we find inspiration from the rocks and soil on which we live, and the physical monuments that we view with awe. Among the places we will explore are the Sonoran Desert, the Shenandoah River, the Isle of Man and the Rocky Mountains. We'll travel Down A Country Lane, frolic with Molly on the Shore and celebrate both Winter and Mother Earth herself! Christin Reardon MacLellan is our guest conductor.
We hope that you can join us!
Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble