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The Rouge River Winds is a group of enthusiastic musicians, who get together once a week to enjoy an evening making music with friends. Founded in the fall of 2010, our band has experienced rapid growth since its establishment. Our membership consists of a widely diverse group of many ages ranging from high school students to adult musicians.

Trills & Thrills

Kick off your Halloween weekend with some spooky music from the Rouge River Winds!

Shadow Rituals (Markowski)
Satiric Dances (Dello Joio)
Incantation and Dance (Chance)
and music from Phantom of the Opera, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more!

Friday, October 26, 7:30 PM
Tickets available at the door.
$15 Adults
$10 Students/Seniors/Arts Workers

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2018-19 Solo Competition

Applications are now open for the 2018-19 Solo Competition!

We are looking for a deserving soloist from our community to perform with our ensemble. There are no age or instrument restrictions for this competition. A concerto or other work arranged for solo instrument with wind band accompaniment is required. Piece or movement(s) must not exceed 20 minutes in length. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018!

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Wind Dances

Rouge River Winds presents “Wind Dances”, featuring the winners of our 2017-18 solo competition, Danielle Sum (marimba) and Subrina Sookram (flute). Read more about the soloists here!

Saturday, June 9, 7:30 PM
Scarborough Citadel (2021 Lawrence Ave. E. Scarbourough, ON)
Underground parking available

Buy your tickets before June 7, 2018 and SAVE $5! Contact us at if you’d like to purchase advance tickets.
Advance Ticket Prices (until June 7, 2018): $15 Adults, $10 Students/Seniors/Arts Workers
Door Ticket Prices: $20 Adults, $15 Students/Seniors/Arts Workers

Here is a sneak peak at what we are playing:
Illyrian Dances (Woolfenden)
Divertimento for Flute (Reed)
Concerto for Marimba (Rosauro)
Armenian Dances, Part I (Reed)

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Folk Songs

Come out to see the Rouge River Winds perform familiar folk songs featuring works by Grainger, Ticheli and much more!

Sunday, March 4 , 7:30 PM 
St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church (56 Lawson Road, Scarborough)
Tickets available at the door: $15 adults, $10 students/seniors/arts workers

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Myths and Legends

Join us for a concert of music inspired by myths and legends! From the heroes and gods of Greek and Nordic mythology, to the wizards of Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, to fantastic creatures such as unicorns and dragons, our music will transport you to the worlds of your imagination.

Friday, August 18, 8:00 PM
St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church (56 Lawson Road)
Tickets: $15 Adults; $10 Students

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