Past concerts

51st annual Zilker Tree Lighting

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
The Zilker Tree stands 155 feet tall and is composed of 39 streamers, each holding 81 multicolored, 25-watt bulbs - totaling 3,309 lights. The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble provides festive entertainment. More concert details at acwe.org/holiday17

Fall 2017 concert at Covenant United Methodist Church

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Join us for a concert of Latin American music on Sunday, October 29th.  

Fall 2017 concert at Westlake Auditorium

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for a concert of Latin American music on Friday, October 20th. This concert features Caribbean music from Gershwin, Sousa and others.

Independence Day Celebration at Steiner Ranch

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:00am
The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble presents its Independence Day concert at the Towne Square in Steiner Ranch. More details about the event on the Steiner Ranch HOA facebook page.

Spring Concert at AISD PAC

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

ACWE performs a joint concert with Band of the Hills on Friday, May 12. Band of the Hills starts at 7:00PM and ACWE plays at 8:30PM.  We are excited to be playing in the excellent acoustics of the new AISD Performing Arts Center.

The evening will have a water theme and ACWE will be performing The Fountains of Rome by Respighi, In Storm and Sunshine by Heed, Dancing on Water by Ticheli, Water Fanfare by Spaniola and Sea Chanteys by Hoehne.

Complete notes about our concert are available.

Spring Concert at St. Louis

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:30pm

Please join us for a water themed concert featuring The Fountains of Rome by Respighi, In Storm and Sunshine by Heed, Dancing on Water by Ticheli, Water Fanfare by Spaniola and Sea Chanteys by Hoehne.

Texas Community Music Festival

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:30am to Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 9:00pm

ACWE again hosts the Texas Community Music Festival at Central Market North. The festival runs from April 21 through April 30 and features an eclectic variety  of music. 

ACWE performs at 11:00AM on Saturday, April 22.

More info at http://tcmfestival.com/

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Holiday concert at St. Louis King of France

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

Come hear your favorite Christmas music at St. Louis King of France Church, 7601 Burnet Road, 7:30PM. Selections for this concert were chosen from the following list:

  • A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson
  • Minor Alterations: Christmas Through the Looking Glass, David Lovrien
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), Mel Torme and Robert Wells, arr. John Cacavas
  • Cantique de Noel, Adolphe Adam, arr. Harold L. Walters
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
  • Patapan, arr. Tom Wallace
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Albert Hague, arr. Larry Clark
  • Fantasy on a Bell Carol, Edward J. Madden
  • Jingle Bells Forever, J. Pierpont, John Philip Sousa, arr. Robert W. Smith
  • Do You Hear What I Hear? Regney, Shayne, Towne, Kent and Jones, arr. John Cacavas
  • Russian Christmas Music, Alfred Reed
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside, Frank Loesser, arr. John Moss
  • Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

Christmas concert at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 5:00pm

The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble performs your favorite Christmas music at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 2200 Justin Lane, Sunday, December 11th. 5:00 PM. Selections for this concert were chosen from the following list:

  • A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson
  • Minor Alterations: Christmas Through the Looking Glass, David Lovrien
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), Mel Torme and Robert Wells, arr. John Cacavas
  • Cantique de Noel, Adolphe Adam, arr. Harold L. Walters
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
  • Patapan, arr. Tom Wallace
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Albert Hague, arr. Larry Clark
  • Fantasy on a Bell Carol, Edward J. Madden
  • Jingle Bells Forever, J. Pierpont, John Philip Sousa, arr. Robert W. Smith
  • Do You Hear What I Hear? Regney, Shayne, Towne, Kent and Jones, arr. John Cacavas
  • Russian Christmas Music, Alfred Reed
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside, Frank Loesser, arr. John Moss
  • Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

50th Annual Zilker Tree Lighting

Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 5:30pm

Come hear your favorite Christmas music and spin under the tree at the annual Zilker Tree Lighting, with special guest Sara Hickman. Selections for this concert were chosen from the following list:

  • A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), Mel Torme and Robert Wells, arr. John Cacavas
  • Cantique de Noel, Adolphe Adam, arr. Harold L. Walters
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, arr. Douglas E. Wagner, guest vocalist Sara Hickman
  • Patapan, arr. Tom Wallace
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Albert Hague, arr. Larry Clark
  • Fantasy on a Bell Carol, Edward J. Madden
  • Jingle Bells Forever, J. Pierpont, John Philip Sousa, arr. Robert W. Smith
  • Do You Hear What I Hear? Regney, Shayne, Towne, Kent and Jones, arr. John Cacavas
  • Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

Fall Concert at Covenant United Methodist Church

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 6:00pm

The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble performs at Covenant United Methodist Church Saturday, October 29 at 6:00PM.  From 4:00 to 6:--PM Covenant will have their No Fear Halloween activities.

Read more about our fall program on the Fall 2016 Concert Season page.

Fall concert at St Louis King of France Church

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:30pm

The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble kicks off its fall season with a concert at St. Louis King of France Catholic Church on Friday, October 28th at 7:30PM

Read more about our fall program on the Fall 2016 Concert Season page.

Patriotic Concert at St. Louis Catholic Church

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
Please join us Friday, July 1st at 7:30pm for a concert of patriotic music and Americana at St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road.

Christmas concert at Covenant United Methodist Church

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
Christmas music at a Christmas concert! December 13, 2015 at Covenant United Methodist Church.

Christmas concert at St. Louis Catholic Church

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 7:30pm
This concert, on December 14, 2013, featured the Finale from Saint-Seans Symphony No. 3, the "Organ" Symphony.

Fall 2013 concert at the Carver Museum

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:30pm
This concert at the George Washington Carver Museum on November 1, 2013 featured the following pieces:
  • Fingal's Cave Overture
  • Tersichore
  • Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann
  • Harlequin
  • Forest of the King
  • Contre Qui Rose
  • Finale from Symphony No. 3 "Organ" by Saint-Saens