Napa Valley Opera House Presents: U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West Winds
General Admission, Seated. No Charge, free to the public
The Golden West Winds is part of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base, California. Comprised of flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon, this ensemble supports a wide variety of musical events ranging from military ceremonies and patriotic shows to educational programs and recitals of original works for woodwind quintet. To support these events the Golden West Winds plays music of all styles including marches, jazz and classical music.
Tailoring every show to its audience, the Golden West Winds performs a variety of different community relations concerts throughout the western United States. The group can perform several completely distinctive shows at any time. Their “Americana” show is suitable for any audience while the educational show is specialized young students. The recital program is perfect for any concert hall or chamber music series.
The Golden West Winds’ innovative music education program allows the group to share their enthusiasm and expertise in a lively, interactive concert presented to elementary students. For middle school through college school students, the quintet provides concerts, clinics, and master classes. In this capacity, The Golden West Winds has performed at schools such as the University of Nevada Las Vegas and the University of Redlands. The ensemble’s recital show was featured in 2012 at the Camerata Musica concert series as well as the College of the Siskiyous Performing Arts Series.
The members of the Golden West Winds are all professional Air Force musicians working in support of Air Force and Air Mobility Command official military recruiting and community relations objectives.
Flute: Airman 1st Class Candy Chang
Oboe: Airman 1st Class Chelsea Cox
Clarinet: Airman 1st Class Hilary Zirkle
French Horn: Technical Sergeant Robert Mayes
Bassoon: Airman 1st Class Jay Sutey
Percussion: Technical Sergeant Andy Tucker
Sponsors: Lagniappe Peak, City of Napa, Napa County Office of Education, Napa Valley Unified School District
JaM Cellars Ballroom at Margrit Mondavi Theatre:
The Ballroom is located UPSTAIRS in the Opera House Building.
This Event is General Admission and seated
We generally welcome ages 8+ with children under 16 accompanied by an adult.
No Refunds. No professional cameras or outside food and drink.
Due to the historic nature of the Ballroom, there are no bathrooms located upstairs. Facilities are located downstairs through the Blue Note Club and are accessible via stairs or the elevator.
Any special needs or accommodation requests, please call our Box Office.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the JaM Cellars Ballroom located in the Margrit Mondavi Theatre! ( Upstairs in the Opera House Building)
1030 Main Street, Napa CA 94559
Box Office: 707.880.2300 (Tues-Sat, 3:30-9:30 pm, Sun 1 Hr before Doors)