New to Westwinds?

Have you always wanted to...

• learn how to read music?

• play an instrument in a band?

• sing in a choir?

• refresh forgotten music abilities

From beginner to advanced; Concert Band, Choir, Jazz Ensemble or Percussion. Meet new friends and perform.

Take Our Guided Tour

 learning, performing, having fun!

  Get a friend to join Westwinds and earn $50! Westwinds started a new membership referral program in our 2017-2018 30th Anniversary year. Learn more in our Member Referral Policy

Reasons why you should join the Percussion group?

Check out our latest brochure:

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What's New?

Westwinds Music Society is excited to offer the following workshops to continue our goal of learning, performing and having fun! Please read details below and stay tuned for registration details… These workshops are open to EVERYONE – not just Westwinds members – so sign up, bring a friend and share the love of music!

Read the full Workshop details HERE!

Register for the Dec 7 Concert Band Workshop

 


Check us out in the latest edition of the Canadian Winds publication:

Canadian Winds magazine 201907

Registration & Resources

Registration and Instrument Rentals are now open. Due to an issue with our PayPal account, payments will be processed through Stripe using a 2-step process. You will receive a separate email after checkout with a Stripe payment link.

Access the shopping cart HERE

View the Rehearsal Schedule and locations HERE

The 2019-2020 Registration PDF is now available for download. New this year: the form is now fillable to make it easier for you to complete. You can access it HERE.

 • Looking for Private Lessons? Check out our Resources page where you can find a listing of local Teachers

• Now online: our new Music Resources page! Music Theory, local Music Stores and more. (Members > Resources)

Media Updates

Visit our Photo Albums hosted by flickr

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 NEW! Photos from the 2019 Year-End Family Fun Day are now online. Visit our Photo Galleries

 Audio from our 2018 Fall Choral Concert is available in our Audio Gallery

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pressplay16 Westwinds own commissioned piece "Two Five" is now available for your listening pleasure. Please go to the Audio Gallery to access the file.

Welcome to the Westwinds Video Media Page!

Youtube: WestwindsMusic

 

 

2018


Choral Concert February 3, 2016 - McDougall United, Calgary, AB

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2017


2017 Open House Slideshow

 

 

2016


2016 Christmas Concert  - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

 

Choral Concert January 30, 2016 - McDougall United, Calgary, AB

Green Choir - Sing Me Enchanted

 

Green Choir - When The Ice Worms Nest Again

 

Mixed Choir - Brighten My Soul

 

Women's Choir - Adam Lay Ybounden

 

Women's Choir - Be Like the Bird

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Women's Choir - Lineage

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Choral Ensemble - Everyone Sang

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Choral Ensemble - Let There Be Light

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Choral Ensemble - Skye Boat Song

 

2015


 

2015 Christmas Concert  - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

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2014


 

2014 Christmas Concert - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

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AIBF 2014 - Gold Jazz North, Calgary, AB

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AIBF 2014 - Gold Jazz North, Calgary, AB

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AIBF 2014 - Gold Jazz North, Calgary, AB

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2013


 

2013 Christmas Concert - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

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Westwinds Year End 2013 - Park 96, Calgary, AB

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Choral Concert May 4, 2013 - McDougall United, Calgary, AB

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2012


 

2012 Christmas Concert - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

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Selections from Christmas 2012 - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

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Announcement

Mike Sakatch

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we mourn the loss of our friend, Director, mentor, musician and all-around amazing guy, Mike Sakatch.His influence on Calgary's music community was enormous. We honour his years of service as a member of the Artistic team at Westwinds, his long and distinguished career with the Calgary Board of Education, and his role in CADME (Calgary Association for the Development of Music Education).

Mike's talent, dedication, infectious good humour and boundless energy enriched the lives of thousands of musicians of all ages. His legacy lives on through the music he made and the music he inspired in others. Our sincere condolences to his family. May they find comfort in knowing the happiness he brought to so many others. Mike, you will be missed.

You can view Mike's obituary here: https://calgaryherald.remembering.ca/obituary/francis-sakatch-1076478010

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