Solo Competition 2023-24

Applications are now open for the 2023-24 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 Friday, June 16, 2023.

“Mosaic” concert recordings!

Thanks to all the friends and family who joined us last weekend for our concert.  Here are some select recordings from the show!


Rouge River Winds, with Music Director Pratik Gandhi, presents:
Featuring solo competition winner Christopher Yeung

Saturday, April 15th @ 7:30 pm 
Scarborough Citadel (2021 Lawrence Ave. East)
Tickets available at the door
$20 Adults; $15 Students, Seniors and Arts Workers

A.B.A. Symphonic March (Kitty Hawk) – Cheetham, John
After Rain – Hughes, Jack
Brook Green Suite – Holst, Gustav
Piano Concerto in A minor, Mvt. 1 – Grieg, arr. Oliver
Symphony No. 3, Quebec Mosaic – Buckley, Robert

Bright Lights

Rouge River Winds presents
Bright Lights
Saturday, December 10, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Dunbarton High School, South Campus
Tickets $10 at the door


Sparkling Lights (Conaway, Matt)
Lichtweg (Jolley, Jennifer)
Stella (Dagenais, Jonathan)
Let the Bells Ring! (Buckley, Robert)
The Holly and the Ivy (arr. Longfield)
Ding Dong Merrily on High (arr. Marlatt)
The Christmas Song (arr. Higgins)
Midnight on Main Street (Balmages, Brian)

City Trees

Rouge River Winds presents
City Trees
Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 7:39 PM
Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Ave., E
Tickets at the door; $20 Adults, $15 Students/Seniors/Arts Workers


Skyline (Hammell, Evan)
City Trees (Markowski, Michael)
Wilderness (Nishimura, Cait)
River Poem (Grant, Tyler S.)
Earthdance (Sweeney, Michael)
Wolf Song “Takaya Slulem” (Baker, arr. Buckley)
Bluebell (Nishimura, Yukiko)
Of Sailors and Whales (McBeth, W. Francis)

A Casual Cafeteria Concert

Rouge River Winds presents
Thursday, June 16, 7:30 PM
Woburn Collegiate Institute cafeteria
Limited seats available!

* Click here to reserve your seat! *

Please note that:

  • TDSB’s permit policies require all permit users to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will be checking QR codes and IDs at the door for proof of vaccination (2 shots required).
  • We will email you a symptom check form to be completed on the day of the concert.
  • Masks must be worn inside the building.

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

Solo Competition

Rouge River Winds is proud to present a Solo Competition for our 2016/2017 season. This is designed to provide an opportunity to a deserving soloist from our community to perform with our ensemble.

Details here!

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!