2018-19 Performances

All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Civic Centre, for ticket info, please contact the CCC Box Office, 920-683-2184.

LWE “Music of the Masters”

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:30 pm
The LWE is celebrating 35 years of music making, and we are delighted that LWE founder and Conductor Emeritus Michael J. Arendt will return to the podium to help us celebrate, conducting Emmy award-winning composer Garth Neustadter’s Beacons, which was commissioned for LWE’s 30th anniversary. Also returning will be alto saxophonist David Lovrien and music by George Gershwin, as well as music by Beethoven (Egmont Overture), Holst (Second Suite for Military Band), and Richard Wagner (Elsa’s Procession).


Lakeshore Big Band “Bounce, Ballads & Blues”

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 7:30 pm
Songs that made us dance, swoon, and fall in (and out!) of love! Featuring Billie’s Bounce, Blues in the Night, Over the Rainbow, Teach Me Tonight and so many more! Bring your sweetheart out for a night on the town.


LWE “Festival of Christmas”

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 7:30 pm
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas with the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble as we celebrate Christmas with Christmas Declaration conducted by maestro Michael J. Arendt, the beautiful Pie Jesu with vocalists Kim Hofmann and Barbara Whitcomb, the fun Minor Alterations 2, Carols From the Dark Side, narrator Tom Zalaski, Children's Choir, Audience Sing-a-long and so many more Christmas favorites!


LWE & LBB, “The Best of Broadway”

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:30 pm
The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and Lakeshore Big Band will feature hits of Broadway, including music from An American in Paris by Gershwin and Rogers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music.


LWE “The Winds of March”

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30 pm
We will highlight music of Great Britain, including Kenneth Alford’s Army of the Nile March and a classic band work by Haydn Wood based on folk music of the Isle of Mann, Mannin Veen. Maestro Arendt will return to conduct music commissioned by the band to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the LWE, Home of the Great Spirit by Dan Mitchell

Lakeshore Big Band “Nothing But the Classics”

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:30 pm
Reset your watch for the 30’s and 40’s, the Lakeshore Big Band is taking you from the COTTON CLUB to the GI CANTEEN and beyond with songs like Pennsylvania 6-5000, Satin Doll, Moonlight Serenade, and of course In the Mood.


LWE “A Journey Through Eastern Europe”

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:30 pm
The winds from the East will blow in music from Greece, Czechoslovakia, Albania, and Romania. Join us for this beautiful journey! Works will include Aegean Festival Overture by Andreas Makris, Romanian Dances by Bela Bartok, and Armenian Dances, Part 2 by Alfred Reed.

View Past Performaces

You can view past performances of the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and Lakeshore Big Band on Youtube.