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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.

Our New Name!

“University of Toronto Scarborough Alumni and Community Concert Band” has always been a bit of a mouthful… so we’re re-branding!  We hope you like the new name of our ensemble — we’re now calling ourselves the

Rouge River Winds

A new logo, and an updated website are coming soon!

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With A Little Help from Our Friends

U of T Scarborough Community Concert Band
presents our spring concert
“With a Little Help from Our Friends”
with Music Director Pratik Gandhi
and guest conductors Kishan Chouhan, Travis Grubissi, and Jessica Puskar

Saturday June 25, 7:30 PM
St. Dunstan of Canterbury Church (56 Lawson Road)
Tickets $5 at the door

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Musicians’ Nostalgia

We are holding a free concert featuring our band members’ favourite pieces. You might recognize some of them! Here is a sneak peak of our programme:

Variations on a Korean Folk Song (Chance)
October (Whitacre)
Euphonium Concerto, Mvt. 1 (Horovitz)

Sunday April 24, 7:00 PM
Agincourt Collegiate Institute
2621 Midland Ave, Toronto

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Our 2016 Winter Season

We’re excited to playing repertoire selected by our band members this term!

March Bou Shu (Yagisawa)
Be Thou My Vision (Gillingham)
Earthdance (Sweeney)
Euphonium Concerto, Mvt. 1 (Horovitz)
Toccata for Band (Erickson)
October (Whitacre)
Unquiet Spirits (Mackey)
Variations on a Korean Folk Song (Chance)
Blue Ridge Reel (Balmages)

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Music of the British Isles

The University of Toronto Scarborough Community Concert Band presents “Music of the British Isles”! Come out for an evening of wonderful music. Featuring classics such as Vaughan Williams “English Folk Song Suite”, and perhaps even a visit from “The Doctor”!

When:  Saturday November 14, 7 – 9 PM

Where:  Forest Brook Community Church, 60 Kearney Drive, Ajax, L1T 4N2

Tickets: $10 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors (available at the door)


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Join Us this Summer!

We are currently recruiting new members of all ages to play with us for our summer season.  Click “Join” in the menu above to get more information.

We’re in particular need of the following instruments (but all are welcome!):  Bassoon, Alto Sax, Bari Sax, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion

Our current repertoire:

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Earth Songs

Do you want to hear some great music? Come out to hear us play on Saturday April 25 at 8:00 PM at the St. Francis Center. The Harmonie Wind Octet will also be playing a few selections of their own. It’s free so there is no excuse to not be there.

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