A New Community Band for The Greater York County Area


Welcome to the official website of the Catawba River Winds.

Catawba River Winds aims to provide high-quality and challenging musical experiences for its band participants while educating and entertaining the local community through live wind band music. We are dedicated to providing an opportunity for life-long musical expression and enjoyment, promoting artistic enrichment in our community, and preserving the traditional wind band’s rich repertoire and cultural history. CRW offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere that unites its band participants through a common love of music and a drive toward the highest level of community band participation.

Latest News

  • Spring 2024 Info for Participants
    Hello Catawba River Winds! It’s hard to believe we will begin rehearsals for our next concert cycle in less than a month! It’s been too long since we’ve made music together, and Connie and I are excited to work alongside you to bring a new set of great works for the wind band alive for…
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  • CRW Begins Tonight!
    Good morning, Catawba River Winds! This is a reminder that CRW will have our first rehearsal of our Fall 2023 cycle at Nation Ford High School tonight, Wednesday, November 15, 2023, from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The address for the school is:      1400 A.O. Jones Blvd.      Fort Mill, SC 29715…
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  • CRW Community Outreach: Middle School Honor Band Clinic
    We are excited to announce that the Catawba River Winds will host an honor band clinic for middle school students on Friday, December 15th, in conjunction with our December Concert at Nation Ford High School. This is an exciting opportunity for middle school students in Mecklenburg, York, and Lancaster counties! The selection of students will…
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  • CRW Information for Fall Performers
    Good morning, friends! Catawba River Winds is excited to get back together to make music with one another soon. The following are important reminders and information for our upcoming rehearsal and concert cycle. FALL 2023 REHEARSALS Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, 7-9 pm Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, 7-9 pm Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, 7-9 pm Thursday,…
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  • CRW 2023-24 Performer Intent Form
    The Catawba River Winds is excited to announce our next season of rehearsal and concert cycles for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024! Once again, Nation Ford High School has graciously allowed us to rehearse and perform in their facility. We are incredibly thankful to the district and school-level administration and band directors Ray Linkous and…
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