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We’ve produced two albums thanks to support from fans, friends, and family across Northern Michigan and beyond! When you order CDs directly from this website, you can be confident that 100% of your purchase directly supports our ongoing mission.
Recorded live at The Garden Theater in Frankfort, Michigan, our latest album brings you front and center for a celebration of Celtic music and storytelling. 18 tracks showcase original works and in-house arrangements featuring special guest soprano Emily Curtin Culler. For more information, check out the album page!
First Flight CD — $20.00
Our debut album features an eclectic blend of Classical, Celtic, and Folk music played on a colorful array of instruments. All 16 tracks were composed by ensemble members Laura Hood & Jason McKinney. For more information, check out the album page!
We work directly with artists to offer you these quality note cards featuring original artwork. Blank note cards are perfect for sending personal notes to friends near and far — no special occasion required!
First Flight Note Cards — $7.00
Birds contemplating their flight while overlooking a beautiful Lake Michigan vista! These cards feature the original cover artwork from our debut album: “First Flight (Anticipation)” by Frankfort artist Ellie Harold. Includes five blank note cards (5.5″ x 4.25″) and five white envelopes.
Woodsy, wintry scenery for the holidays and beyond. These cards feature original artwork by UK artist Sarah Summers. Sarah also created the artwork on our 2019 Winter Songs & Carols concert poster. Includes five blank note cards (5.5″ x 4.25″) and five white envelopes.
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Now you can show your support for local music when you give gifts to others (or yourself!). Here we offer Manitou Winds merchandise along with occasional handmade treasures.
Our deluxe ceramic mug is the perfect way to enjoy your favorite hot beverage or a decadent mug cake! Designed with both lefties and righties in mind, the mug features our full-color logo on both sides. Hand wash recommended.
Adorn your instrument case, your laptop, or your car. You can take a little bit of Manitou Winds with you wherever you go! The tough vinyl protects the decal from scratches, water, and sunlight, so it’ll stay sharp much longer than typical stickers. Decal dimensions: 2.25″ x 3″.
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We’re proud to offer sheet music for select works by the composers within our ensemble. These are the very same original works and in-house arrangements performed in our concerts. If you’re interested in substituting instruments to suit your particular ensemble, please contact us before ordering. We can advise you and create alternate parts if necessary. Please note: shortly after completing your purchase you will receive an e-mail confirming your purchase and providing a link to the downloadable file for your title(s). Click here for more information about purchasing downloadable sheet music.
Down By the Salley Gardens
fl/harp/soprano — $15.00
A serene, bittersweet arrangement by Jason McKinney of this traditional Irish tune with lyrics by W.B. Yeats. Features lush harp accompaniment with brilliant flourishes for flute.
Includes two parts (Flute & Harp) and the Vocal Score. Find out more about this unique trio by reading this Manitou-Zine article.
piano quintet w/narrator — $25.00
An original work composed by Jason McKinney, this musical “painting” depicts a winter sunset Jason experienced while driving along a quiet, snowy country road near his home in Leelanau County, Michigan. Music and prose intertwine, creating a landscape bathed in fiery colors.
Includes five parts (Flute, Bb Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, & Piano), a Narrator’s Script (with musical cues), and the Full Score. Hear the premiere performance on our debut album. Find out more by reading this Manitou-Zine article.
Night Journey of the Magi
fl/cl/hn/bsn/harp — $20.00
A musical depiction of the trek made by the three magi who traversed many miles from the east to honor a mysterious newborn king. A spirited medley of three traditional Christmas tunes (Nöel Novelete, Il est Ne, and Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) with lush harmonies and driving rhythms.
Includes five parts (Flute, Bb Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, & Harp) and the Full Score. Note: Harp part may be performed on lever harp or concert harp (may also be performed on piano).
A Suite of Cape Breton Tunes
fl/cl/harp trio — $15.00
Arranged by Jason McKinney, this charming suite of three traditional tunes surveys the rich musical heritage of Cape Breton. The suite contains Natalie Fraser (hornpipe), The Rosebud of Allenvale (air), and The Night the Goats Came Home (jig).
Includes three parts (Flute, Bb Clarinet, & Harp) and full score. Note: Harp part may be performed on lever harp or concert harp (may also be performed on piano). Find out more about this trio by reading this Manitou-Zine article.
Three Celtic Carols
wind quintet — $20.00
Filled with soaring melodies and memorable characters, this suite for wind quintet by Jason McKinney features three traditional Celtic tunes: Jesous Ahatonhia from Brittany, Carúl Inis Córthaidh from Ireland, and Moita Festa from Galicia.
Includes five parts (Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Horn, & Bassoon) and Full Score. Find out more about this unique quintet by reading this Manitiou-Zine article.
wind quintet & organ — $30.00
An epic tone poem about wanderlust and one narrator’s journey. Life abroad proves an exciting but overwhelming experience, leading our narrator on an introspective journey to find himself. The wanderer returns home to find he is forever changed.
Includes six parts (Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, & Organ) and Full Score. Read more about this work and it’s 2018 premiere in this Manitou-Zine article.
Trí Amhráin as Éirinn
(Three Irish Songs)
wind quintet & soprano — $30.00
An imaginative, heartwarming arrangement of three traditional Irish folk songs by Jason McKinney. The collection, featured on our 2020 album (A Celtic Summertide) includes Thugamar Féin an Samhradh Linn (We Ourselves Brought the Summer with Us), Seothín Seo Hó (Hushaby), and Beidh Aonach Amárach (There Will Be a Fair Tomorrow).
Includes five parts (Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Horn, & Bassoon) and Vocal Score (score includes Irish-to-English text translation). Songs are performed in their original Irish. For more information about this unique song collection, read this Manitou-Zine article.
The Wedding Suite
piano sextet — $30.00
Jason composed this four-movement suite in October 2006 for the wedding of two friends. Originally scored for string quartet and piano, he revised and rescored it in 2015 for Manitou Winds. It was revised one final time in 2018 expressly for our debut album. The four movements (Processional, Sunset Roses, These are the Hands, & Recessional) provide a progression through a full wedding ceremony highlighting contrasting styles and emotions.
Includes six parts (Flute, Oboe, Bb/A Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, & Piano) and the Full Score.
The Wexford Carol
fl/cl/hn/bsn/harp/soprano — $25.00
A stirring arrangment by Jason McKinney of Ireland’s oldest Christmas carol. The haunting soprano melody soars over a unique chamber ensemble, growing in intensity, then closes with an ethereal coda.
Includes five parts (Flute, Bb Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, & Harp) and the Vocal Score. Note: Harp part may be performed on lever harp or concert harp (may also be performed on piano).
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