Conversations with Music Greats

Conversations with Music Greats

LONE STAR CONVERSATIONS is an exciting new web series made in response to COVID-19 and our inability to meet in person as a full ensemble. This web series is comprised of five interviews with the industry’s leading composers and conductors. Our panel of Frank Ticheli, John Mackey, Julie Giroux, Omar Thomas, and Ian Weinberger represent a diverse, fun,… Read More

Virtual Performances This Fall

Virtual Performances This Fall

The Lone Star Wind Orchestra is partnering with the St. Philip’s School and Community Center to provide virtual performances for all to enjoy free of charge. Starting November 6th, join the LSWO on Fridays at noon via their Facebook page or YouTube channel for a new virtual performance each week. “As arts groups are challenged… Read More

Four Scholarships Awarded this Spring

Four Scholarships Awarded this Spring

The Lone Star Wind Orchestra is committed to awarding each year, through the “Music Changing Lives Scholarship” program, scholarships to graduating high school band students pursuing a higher education.  Making a difference and changing people’s lives through music is a dream the Lone Star Wind Orchestra founders had when starting the organization in 2006.  Each… Read More

Andrew Trachsel Returns Home

Andrew Trachsel Returns Home

In the inaugural 2006-2007 season of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra, Andrew Trachsel was one of the organization’s first assistant conductors. He conducted on multiple occasions including stepping in for the ailing John Whitwell to lead the final concert of the season, “Pictures at an Exhibition.” Since that time, Andrew Trachsel has gone on to… Read More

Soprano Alfrelynn J. Roberts to sing with the LSWO

Soprano Alfrelynn J. Roberts to sing with the LSWO

Soprano Alfrelynn J. Roberts will join the Lone Star Wind Orchestra on Sunday, September 22nd for a concert paying tribute to gospel, hymns, and spirituals. We asked Alfrelynn to tell us a little bit about herself… I have always lived in two different worlds; the arts and nonprofit/business. Since graduate school [Northwestern University, MM-Vocal Performance;… Read More

David Robinson returns to conduct the LSYW / Roster Revealed

David Robinson returns to conduct the LSYW / Roster Revealed

David Robinson Returns Dr. David Robinson has come full circle for the Lone Star family. From Fall 2009 to Spring 2012, Robinson was the assistant conductor for the Lone Star Wind Orchestra (LSWO), leading our professional wind band in several concerts. Upon completing of his Doctor of Musical Art degree in Wind Conducting from the… Read More

10 Years with Eugene Migliaro Corporon

10 Years with Eugene Migliaro Corporon

by Christopher Tucker Back in April 2006, the Lone Star Wind Orchestra (LSWO) was founded with a dream of establishing a professional wind band, giving back to the community through music. Music changing lives became our mantra. When founders Barry Knezek, Robert Clark, and myself discussed conductors, the first name mentioned was Eugene Migliaro Corporon.… Read More

Music Director Eugene Migliaro Corporon to celebrate 10 years with LSWO at January Concert

Music Director Eugene Migliaro Corporon to celebrate 10 years with LSWO at January Concert

On Sunday, January 27, the Lone Star Wind Orchestra marks the 10th anniversary of Eugene Migliaro Corporon as Music Director with a concert at the Eisemann Center in Richardson. The LSWO celebrates Maestro Corporon’s love of cars with a program including David Gillingham’s Internal Combustion, John Mackey’s Redline Tango, and Michael Markowski’s JoyRide. The wind orchestra also gives… Read More

LSWO to Present Outer Limits Concert

LSWO to Present Outer Limits Concert

Music Director Eugene Migliaro Corporon and the Lone Star Wind Orchestra start the 2018-2019 concert season with an adventure beyond Earth’s horizons into the vastness of outer space. On Sunday, November 18 at 2:30pm, the LSWO reaches for the stars with a concert titled “Outer Limits.” From the stage of the Meyerson Symphony Center, the LSWO performs… Read More

Lone Star Wind Orchestra to participate in North Texas Giving Day 2018

Lone Star Wind Orchestra to participate in North Texas Giving Day 2018

  Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local non-profits and the causes they care about in one easy-to-use platform. On this 10th anniversary of this community-wide event, here are 10 reasons to give to Lone Star Wind Orchestra on… Read More

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