New members are always welcome and no audition is necessary. Simply contact our membership director, Ann Heald.
What We Play
We play a wide variety of band music. For a list of music that we are currently rehearsing, please click here.
The band rehearses each Thursday from 2:00 until 4:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Woodstock. The orchestra room is on the third floor of the main building — there are plenty of elevators.
Map to Church (11905 Highway 92, Woodstock, GA)
The band usually presents 7-10 concerts a year — mostly at retirement homes during the afternoon. We do, however, have one (1) outdoor performance in late September and one (1) early evening performance in April. Although our April performance is over before sunset, every effort is made to give transportation assistance to members who have trouble driving at night.
Performance dress is solid black — black shirt, black pants, black socks, and black shoes. Many of our female members wear black gowns or dresses for our concerts.
So that new members can test whether or not the band is a good fit for them, there are no dues for the first month. After that, dues are $15.00 per month.
We are very grateful to the First Baptist Church Woodstock for allowing us to use their state-of-the-art orchestra room for our rehearsal. However, there is no connection between the Southern Winds Concert Band and the church or its ministries.