Building a Legacy of Excellence

Greetings Friends of TPWO,

The next Twin Ports Wind Orchestra concert is “A Concert of Sharing" on Sunday, March 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Weber Music Hall. In the fall we enjoyed playing Symphony No. 3 “For David” composed by Kimberly Archer and inspired and dedicated to the late David Maslanka who is known for rhythmically complex and absolutely beautiful combinations of instruments and sounds. One incredible piece in this March concert is composed by David Maslanka himself, Give Us This Day, featuring guest artist, clarinetist Staff Sergeant Tyler Hseih from the “President’s Own” United States Marine Band.

We're looking forward to sharing the stage and half of the program with the Medalist Concert Band! Similar to the TPWO, this is an ensemble comprised of volunteer musicians who enjoy making music together and for audiences. The Medalist Concert Band has been making amazing music for over 50 years. This Twin-Cities based group is  currently conducted by Jerry Luckhardt.

Thank you for your interest and support! Hosting, learning from, and making music with guest soloists and ensembles enriches both the community ensemble members and the audience. Your support in all forms helps the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra. Thank you in advance for sharing our concert information with people you know, attending when you can, and perhaps through an additional donation to help the music keep coming.

It truly is so nice to gather as a community ensemble to learn and make music together. The ensemble is looking forward to playing for you this season!


In music,

Dr. Mark Whitlock, conductor

TPWO Board

TPWO Ensemble



Donate through our GiveMN page. You can even set up a recurring donation.

Upcoming Concerts

Enjoy wind ensemble music from the community Twin Ports Wind Orchestra (TPWO) and conductor Dr. Mark Whitlock in the winter concert, “A Concert of Sharing.” In this concert TPWO shares the program with another ensemble of volunteer musicians, the Medalist Concert Band, based in the Twin Cities area and conducted by Jerry Luckhardt. The concert also features the clarinetist Staff Sergeant Tyler Hseih from the “President’s Own” United States Marine Band.

TPWO repertoire includes features with clarinetist Staff Sergeant Tyler Hseih: American’s We – Henry Filmore Elsa’s Procession to The Cathedral – Richard Wagner "Victor's Tale" from the movie “The Terminal” – John Williams Three Preludes for Clarinet and Band – George Gershwin Give Us This Day – David Maslanka

Repertoire for the Medalist Concert Band is “to be announced.”

TICKET INFORMATION Tickets sold at concert venue (cash, check, or credit card): Seniors $13.00 Adults $15.00 Students $8.00 Children Under 12 Free

Tickets go on sale ONE hour before the performance. The house opens 30 minutes prior to the performance. Please allow ample time to find parking for our performances located at Weber Music Hall.

Tickets are general admission and there are no reserved seats. There is usually plenty of seating. Of course the earlier you arrive, the most choice you have.

CONCERT INFORMATION Most concerts are 60-90 minutes. Concerts towards the longer end of the spectrum have a 10 minute intermission.

VENUE INFORMATION For more information on Weber Music hall, where it is located on University of Minnesota Duluth campus, and parking and accessibility information, please visit: For a map of UMD campus parking areas, visit and click on "UMD Campus Parking Map 2022-203"

Stay up-to-date
Join our E-Mail List