Tag: performance

Traveling Mercies

Composed by Manitou Winds founder, Jason McKinney, “Traveling Mercies” will receive its premiere this May featuring guest soloist Thomas Bara, organ.

New Voices: Laura Hood

Laura composed “First Flight” to honor her friend Rebecca Lessard, founder of Wings of Wonder, a raptor rehabilitation center and sanctuary based in Empire, MI.

New Voices: Bonnie L. Cochran

The flute is capable of so many modern special effects and extended techniques that a large swath of modern flute music tends to explore these extra-musical sounds and effects rather than drawing the listener in. Bonnie’s music manages to be undeniably modern yet unquestionably musical.

New Voices: Deborah J. Anderson

“Five Songs for Kathleen” is a brilliant song cycle combining the often bittersweet imagery of the poets’ lines with Deborah’s signature warm and graceful melodic writing.

2015 Traverse City Film Festival

In July, Manitou Winds was selected from among a large pool of talented musicians to participate in the 2015 Traverse City Film Festival! Musicians from across Northern Michigan — and all across the country — were invited to submit videos and samples for consideration…

Encore Winds 25th Anniversary Concert

Manitou Winds’ own Sam Clark, Anne Bara, and Jason McKinney will be performing in Encore Winds’ 25th Anniversary concert with guest conductors Peter Deneen and Nancy Brammer on Sunday, May 17th, 3:00pm at the First Congregational Church in Traverse City. Also joining with Encore…

NMC Concert Band

Anne Bara and Jason McKinney of Manitou Winds will be performing with the NMC Concert Band on Friday, April 24th, at 7:30pm in Northwestern Michigan College’s Milliken Auditorium. Under the enthusiastic direction of Pat Brumbaugh, the ensemble will be performing Tchaikovsky’s epic 1812 Overture…

NMC Concert Band

Anne Bara, Laura Hood, and Jason McKinney of Manitou Winds will be performing with the NMC Concert Band on Friday, February 27th, at 7:30pm in Northwestern Michigan College’s Milliken Auditorium. The concert will feature works by Gustav Holst, John Williams, Frank Ticheli, and many…

Encore Winds Concert

Manitou Winds’ own Sam Clark, Anne Bara, and Jason McKinney will be performing in Encore Winds’ upcoming concert “Running On Island Time” with guest conductor Tim Topolewski on Sunday, February 8, 3:00pm at the First Congregational Church in Traverse City. The concert will feature…

Stormcloud Brewery

This summer, in an effort to raise community awareness of the Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra and its concerts for the 2015 season, Manitou Winds will be performing on the patio at Frankfort’s Stormcloud Brewing Company. The brewery’s patrons will be greeted by the sounds…

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