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Our plans to return to active concerts are in the final stages.  We will be returning to playing wonderful music for out loyal fans very, very soon.  Please look for an announcement in December 2021.

Gold Coast WInd Ensemble

The Gold Coast Wind Ensemble welcomes you to its homepage on the Web.  We are the premiere wind orchestra based in the Ventura County (California) area.  


We perform four concerts per season.  For details, please visit  our Concerts Page.

Photo above: Gold Coast Wind Ensemble, November 2011.  (Photo Credit: Kirby Fong) 

MUSIC BELOW: Performance of Marche Militaire Française (Saint-Saëns), June 2019. Conducted by William Johnson.

Performance of Porazzi Variations of R. Wagner (Alfred Reed), Nov. 2002.  Conducted by Michael Doty.


We need your immediate financial help.  Go to to find out how you can help.  Donations of any size can go a long way!

The Gold Coast Wind Ensemble sadly announces the passing of its previous conductor, Clint Dawley, on October 20th, 2021.