Staff Report

In honor of Veterans Day, the Santa Ynez Valley Wind Ensemble will include patriotic tunes, such as “Armed Forces Salute” and “A Patriotic Salute,” in its fall concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church in Los Olivos. 

Other selections include “Midway March,” “A Leroy Anderson Portrait” (a medley of his music including “Syncopated Clock” and “Bugler’s Holiday”), and “What’s Up at the Symphony.”

All of the Wind Ensemble’s performances are free of charge as a gift to the community.

The Valley Wind Ensemble is in its 29th year, and in 2019 it marks the 22nd anniversary for its conductor, Sharon Jeskey.

The Santa Ynez Valley Wind Ensemble is a nonprofit organization, and donations are tax deductible. Rehearsals are held at 7 p.m. every Thursday in the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School Band Room.

The ensemble’s website includes concert information, history of the band, photos and ways to donate Information is also available at Ynez Valley Wind Ensemble.