Our summer hiatus is nearly finished, and registration is now open for our 2023-2024 season! We’re looking for brass, woodwind, and percussion musicians of all ages and skill levels to join the Oxford Winds Community Concert Band for weekly in-person rehearsals. Rehearsals are held each Thursday evening starting September 21st in Woodstock – but we welcome members from anywhere in Oxford County and beyond.
To register, complete this form and send it, along with your registration fee, to email@example.com by September 17, 2023. We’ll confirm your registration and provide the rehearsal location details prior to September 21st.
Part of a family with multiple members interested in joining? We also offer family rates – email us for more information!
We will be hosting our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 27th at 7:00pm at the Southside Aquatic Centre Meeting Room (315 Finkle Street, Woodstock).
Members of the public are welcome to attend, and we are currently looking for additional volunteer board members. For information about joining our Board of Directors, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Nomination forms are also available here.
Thank you again for helping make our 26th season of the Oxford Winds such a success, we look forward to sharing information about our next season and future concerts!
Are you a musician looking to be part of our volunteer organization who provides performance opportunities to brass and woodwind players in Oxford County? Our growing bands include over 30 members of all ages and skill levels who are dedicated to playing music together in an exciting and inclusive environment!
We are seeking a dynamic conductor for our novice band, the Oxford Breeze, beginning September 2023 in Woodstock, Ontario. The successful candidate will run one-hour weekly evening rehearsals, select music, and conduct several evening performances from September to June.
Knowledge of woodwind and brass instruments
2+ years conducting/teaching experience with novice woodwind/brass players preferred
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong group management skills
Experience working with a volunteer organization
Connection to the Oxford County community an asset
There will be a small honorarium for this position.Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com by 5:00pm on June 30, 2023.
Join us for our first in-person Spring concert since 2019! This adventure-themed concert will take you sailing across the seas and climbing the highest mountains – with some popular recognizable movie and TV themes, as well as a selection of classical arrangements.
Adventures with the Winds will be held at 7:30pm on May 12 at St. David’s United Church in Woodstock.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door, with children 12 and under attending for free.
We are thrilled to announce that we plan to return to in-person, indoor rehearsals for the 2022-2023 season!
Registration is now open for brass, woodwind, and percussion musicians to sign up for our novice, intermediate and senior level bands for this season. If you are interested in joining us this year, please complete our registration form and send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome musicians of all ages and skill levels!
Weekly rehearsals will be held in Woodstock on Thursday evenings. We look forward to seeing everyone again this season!
Covid has profoundly changed how we all have to live our lives, and band life is no exception. All of us in The Oxford Winds dearly miss the opportunity to come together and indulge in our love of music. The rules may have changed but we are hard at work in finding new ways to share the music! That’s where you come in…
Help Keep the Music Playing in Oxford County Become a Patron of the Oxford Winds
When you donate to the Oxford Winds, you provide core funding to sustain the organization throughout the year. Your contribution will help us get back on our feet quickly once the pandemic is over. So that we can once again host concerts, repair instruments, rent rehearsal space, build our sheet music library, and provide secure storage for our equipment.
Your donation and patronage will enrich the artistic lives of musicians in Oxford County by giving them a welcoming space to learn and grow through the arts. By becoming a patron of the Oxford Winds you are elevating arts and culture in our local community, a key component of economic development.
You will receive a charitable tax receipt for your generous donation.