Our Purpose

Present FREE Public Concerts

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A community band has existed in Auburn, in various forms, for more than 150 years , and the members of Auburn Winds are proud to carry on this tradition. ​The purpose of Auburn Winds is to provide musical services to the public, promote music education and provide enjoyment to its participating musicians.  Photo - Auburn Winds giving a free concert at the Auburn State Theatre.

Provide Live Music at Community and Civic Events

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Provide civic, charitable, and community services by offering  musical performances to the public. 

Photo - Auburn Winds provides patriotic music, including marches from each military branch, each year during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Auburn Cruise Nite on the porch of the Promenade Building in downtown Auburn.

Support Local School Music Programs

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Support local school music programs through educational presentations and concerts. 

Photo - Auburn Winds presenting a Halloween concert for elementary school children at the Auburn State Theatre.

Offer Performance Opportunities for Local Musicians

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Provide an organization where musicians can develop their instrument performance skills. 

Photo - Auburn Winds trumpet players performing during a free concert at the Auburn State Theatre.

Jim Kepfer, Conductor

Our conductor, Jim Kepfer, is a local  teacher and accomplished musician.  Mr. Kepfer currently teaches music at several Auburn area schools.

Auburn City Council Recognition as Auburn's Official Town Band

Auburn Mayor Matthew Spokely proclaimed Auburn Winds to be the official town band of Auburn at the December 19, 2016  city council meeting.  

Board of Directors

Auburn Winds, formerly Auburn Concert Band, incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization September 4, 2015 and took over operations of the Auburn Concert Band on August 1, 2016.  A volunteer board of directors oversees operations. 

Donate to Auburn Winds

To ensure the continued growth and success of Auburn Winds, the band needs your support. The band's tax ID number is 47-5083037.  Please consider giving a donation through Paypal below.


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