What people are saying about Westwind Brass:
“Tight ensemble. Precise unisons. Highly polished.”
“These guys are not only great to listen to, but the good humor will keep your audiences laughing for a long time… sort of like Prairie Home Companion meets Lincoln Center”
“Their intonation, dynamic control and musical integrity are matched only by their warm and convivial stage presence.”
“I can’t think of a better group to premiere my pieces for brass quintet than the dynamic Westwind Brass.”
“Westwind Brass has been an active part of music education in the San Diego Unified School District for years. Their high quality musicianship and programming make them a popular choice for teachers and students alike. We are fortunate to have this caliber of talent and performance available to our students and community.”
"We loved the Westwind Brass - what a great group of musicians and people you are. From the young school children to the seniors, physically and mentally challenged adults and youth, to college students…you gave an engaging performance."
"Westwind Brass is a very special group. Their playing is superb and further, their ability to communicate the joy they take in playing is remarkable."
"A high caliber, thoughtful and highly skilled musical ensemble."
“Westwind Brass performed at our school for our third through fifth grade students and teachers. The performance was educational, interactive, engaging, and entertaining. Most importantly, students came away with their eyes open to a whole new world, and the realization that playing an instrument is possible for anyone who wants to learn- even boys and girls from the barrio.”
“Our students are socio-economically disadvantaged, so exposure to music is certainly welcomed and appreciated. Your group certainly ‘planted the seed’ of developing our interest in music. I was observing our students and they were totally engaged the entire time.”
“All the children in my class absolutely adored this assembly. Numerous children were concerned that somehow they would miss out participating next year because they were going to be in a different grade.”
Westwind Brass is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation. Contributions to Westwind Brass are tax-deductible under applicable federal law. Westwind Brass is registered with the Office of the Attorney General's Registar of Charitable Trusts, State of California. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from Guidestar.org.