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WOBR is an ensemble of Southwest Virginia's finest wind musicians who perform great  concert band concert for the public.

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About Us

Winds of the Blue Ridge  musicians hale 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.


"First time attending. The Sound of Music and Copland were amazing. Thank you for a fantastic Sunday afternoon."

- Audience Member - March, 2017

"Y'all did a great job at Rivers Edge Sports Complex tonight!"

- Audience Member - 4th of July, 2015

"Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with us today. We enjoyed the concert so much."

- Audience member

"Wow ! I was proud to stand in front of you guys! great music! I enjoyed making music with you!"

- Barry Tucker, Guest Conductor