The Windsbands Ghana Foundation was formed by a group of dedicated and passionate band conductors, musicians and enthusiasts with the vision to promote wind band activities as well as enhance the quality of wind bands in Ghana.

Dedicated to serving the local band community, the foundation is open to all band members, conductors, composers, teachers, publishers and friends of wind music.

In line with its mission, the foundation has launched a slew of initiatives, which include activities ranging from concerts to workshops and masterclasses. Through such activities, we hope to:

  1. Promote

    • Wind band as a serious and distinctive medium of musical expression and cultural heritage in Ghana

    • Local and regional wind band compositions,

    • Teaching and learning of wind band music.

  2. Nurture

    • Wind band education through conferences, workshops and masterclasses,

    • Appreciation of wind band music,

    • Performance experiences.

  3. Interact

    • Learn from established professionals,

    • Impart knowledge to the next generation.

  4. Inspire

    1. Generate appreciation and interest in wind band repertoire,

    2. Rouse musical creativity,

    3. Cultivate a deeper understanding of wind band repertoire.

Objectives

  1. To promote symphonic bands and ensembles as a serious and distinctive medium of musical expression and cultural heritage in Ghana and Africa.

  2. To encourage the composition of band literature of excellence that reflect the heritage of Ghana and Africa, at the same time transcending international boundaries.

  3. To have all such other objects and do all such other things as are complimentary or incidental to the attainment of the foregoing objects, or any of them and particularly as follows:

    • Establish national and regional Wind Bands Association of Ghana seminars, workshops and other events.