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Hillcrest Wind Ensemble


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The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble presents Music Old and New. Join us for our spring concerts as we perform classic wind ensemble repertoire as well as new compositions. Under the direction of Artistic Director Christian Tordahl, the ensemble will perform works by Wagner, Stamp, Bennett, Price, Hazo, Vaughan Williams, Dello Joio, and the winners of the 2022 HWE International Composition Contest!




Sunday, March 19, 2023

4:00 PM

First United Methodist Church, Chula Vista
1200 East H St.
Chula Vista, CA 91910



Saturday, March 25, 2023

7:00 PM

Linder Hall, First United Methodist Church of San Diego
2111 Camino del Rio S
San Diego, CA 92108


Tickets and complimentary hors d'oeuvres available at the door at 6:00 PM. Doors will open at 6:30 PM.



COVID Guidelines: Masks are recommended but not required.


Free Active Military Admission: Active duty military personnel with ID (limit 1 per ID) will receive free admission to this concert.

Student Rush:  Student Rush tickets for $5.00 (cash only) will be available at the door 15 minutes before the concert start time with a current student ID (applies to all students, including high school students), limit 1 per ID, subject to availability. (For example, if a concert is close to selling out, this discount will NOT be offered.)

Children under the age of 5 will not be admitted to the concert. Parents should use their best judgment when bringing children who are age 5 or older, based on their ability to sit quietly through a 2-hour concert, out of respect to other audience members, and since we record each concert. These children must have a ticket and be able to sit in an unaccompanied seat. We do not have a ticket discount specifically for children.

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 HWE Composition Contest!

      1st place ($500) - Jared Richardson - Strawberry Moon Salute
      2nd place ($250) - Lukas Borek - Fanfare and Joy

Congratulations! These works will be played at our spring concerts on March 19 & 25, 2023.


Cabaret Concert
Saturday, June 17, 2023, 7:00 PM
Bankers Hill Club

Fall Concert
Saturday, October 21, 2023, 7:00 PM
Linder Hall, First United Methodist Church of San Diego

Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 16, 2023, 7:00 PM
Linder Hall, First United Methodist Church of San Diego

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