2017 Performance Calendar

Tara Winds Veteran's Day Concert

November 12, 2017 @ 4 PM:
Griffin Auditorium - 234 E Taylor St, Griffin, GA 30224.
You can purchase tickets here; $20 for General Admission

Program
  • The Star Spangled Banner arr. by John Williams
  • Rocky Point Holiday by Ron Nelson
  • Duty Honor Country text by Douglas MacArthur music by Harold Walters
  • Sons of Veterans March by Karl L. King arr. by Gene Milford
  • Liberty Fanfare by John Williams
  • Glenn Miller in Concert arr. by Paul Murtha
  • Armed Forces Salute arr. by Bob Lowden
  • America Forever March by James V. Colonna
  • Missing Man by Jerker Johansson
  • God Bless America by Irving Berlin arr. by Erik Leidzen
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever by John P. Sousa arr. by John R. Bourgeois
  • America the Beautiful by Samuel A. Ward arr. by Carmen Dragon

* If you are absent more tha 3 rehearsals (25%), you may jeopardize your membership and elibigility to participate in Tara Winds. Dues are non-refundable

Past Performances

The following is a list of Tara Winds' past invitational performances.

  • 1989 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 1989 - GMEA District VI Honor Band Clinic
  • 1990 - NBA/CBDNA Southern Division Convention
  • 1990 - University of South Carolina Band Clinic
  • 1991 - Arts Clayton Winter Concert Series
  • 1991 - Hapeville Centennial Celebration
  • 1992 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 1993 - University of Georgia High School Music Festival
  • 1994 - Midwest International Band & Orchestra Clinic
  • 1994 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 1996 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 1997 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 1998 - University of Georgia High School Music Festival
  • 1999 - American Bandmasters Assn. National Conference
  • 2000 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 2001 - University of Georgia High School Music Festival
  • 2001 - Midwest International Band & Orchestra Clinic
  • 2002 - Arts Clayton Summer Concert Series
  • 2002 - Madison-Morgan Co. Summer Concert Series
  • 2003 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 2003 - Arts Clayton Summer Concert Series
  • 2004 - University of So. Mississippi Honor Band Clinic
  • 2004 - Arts Clayton Summer Concert Series
  • 2004 - Madison-Morgan Co. Summer Concert Series
  • 2004 - NBA/CBDNA Southern Division Convention
  • 2005 - University of Georgia High School Music Festival
  • 2005 - International Tour, Rome, Italy
  • 2006 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 2006 - Western International Band Clinic, Seattle, WA
  • 2007 - Reinhardt College Concert Series
  • 2008 - Reinhardt College Concert Series
  • 2008 - International Tour, Rome and Matera, Italy
  • 2008 - NBA/CBDNA Southern Division Convention
  • 2009 - University of Georgia High School Music Festival
  • 2009 - International Tour, Rome, Italy and Sicily
  • 2010 - University of So. Mississippi Honor Band Clinic
  • 2011 - "La Fiesta" Concert, Rome, GA
  • 2011 - Memorial Day Ceremony, Smyrna, GA
  • 2012 - Conn-Selmer Youth Bands of Atlanta Collaborative Concert
  • 2012 - NBA/CBDNA Southern Division Convention
  • 2012 - Memorial Day Ceremony, Smyrna, GA
  • 2012 - Independence Day Celebration, Chattahoochee Hills, GA
  • 2012 - Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony Collaborative Concert, Emory University
  • 2013 - Ga. State University Collaborative Concert, Rialto Theater
  • 2013 - University of Alabama High School Music Festival
  • 2013 - Youth Bands of Atlanta (in Cooperation with Conn-Selmer Corporation) Collaborative Concert
  • 2014 - GMEA State In-Service Conference
  • 2014 - Independence Day Celebration, Chattahoochee Hills, GA
  • 2015 - 69th Annual Midwest International Band & Orchestra Clinic
  • 2016 - Celebrating Col. John R. Bourgeois

In 2005, members of the band traveled to Rome, Italy and performed highly acclaimed concerts in its first international tour. In 2008 and 2009, members returned to Italy to perform concerts in Rome, Sicily and the province of Matera with local Italian musicians.