Welcome to the Winds Of Faith Community Band web site.


Winds of Faith is a faith-based community band open to all qualified musicians.
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Winds of Faith began in the fall of 2008 as the William Jessup University Community Wind Ensemble and was created to provide a large performance venue for the instrumental students at the university. After developing its own large ensemble, the university ended its relationship between its students and community musicians. With a passion to continue serving our community by providing excellent musical performances, our community musicians reorganized and incorporated in December of 2014, and is affiliated with the Sacramento Valley Symphonic Band Association. This traditional community band includes approximately 40+ musicians from the surrounding communities and ranges in ages 12 to 70+. The band performs a variety of traditional sacred and secular literature reflecting a variety of musical styles and provide the opportunity for qualified musicians to gather, practice, and perform for the glory of God.



Summer Reading Sessions 2019

You are invited to participate in the Annual Summer Reading Sessions of the Winds of Faith Community Band. Sessions are scheduled for Tuesdays: June 18 and 25 July 2 and 30 and August 13. The sessions will be held at Valley Springs Presbyterian Church (2401 Olympus Dr., Roseville, CA) from 7-9 p.m. There is no cost to participate. A freewill offering will be taken to offset rental costs.

The Summer Ensemble is open to all musicians wishing to continue to play and develop their skills through the summer months in preparation for band in the fall. It is also a great opportunity for those who might be interested in joining the Ensemble for our 2019-2020 concert season. Attendees are to bring their own music stand. Percussion equipment (4 timpani, xylophone, bass drum & snare drum) will be available for Summer Session, though you will need to bring your own sticks and mallets.

Conducted by Winds of Faith Director Van Crane, each session will involve reading band music of a variety of styles and difficulties for the enjoyment of playing music together and to select music for the up-coming concert season.

For more information or to register for these sessions, please contact
Van Crane, (707) 363-1679 or vcrane@windsoffaith.com.

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