Please join us for our annual Picnic & Concert at Hollins University on Saturday, May 6th, with guest conductor, Chris Dobbins!
Picnic at 6PM, Concert at 7PM!

About Us

Affiliated with Hollins University,  the ensemble holds a wide variety of musicians from Salem, Roanoke, Blacksburg, Bedford, Lynchburg, and surrounding areas.  Musicians are invited to join the group based on outstanding musicianship, experience, and passion for music.  Come to one of our concerts and see why we are quickly gaining popularity as one of Virginia's finest wind ensembles!


Our Mission Statement: Winds of the Blue Ridge enhances the culture of Southwest Virginia by providing opportunities for skilled area musicians to participate in the creation of high quality symphonic band music and by performing concerts for the community free of charge throughout the year.