SJAWE's Holiday Delight: Reflections Through the Looking Glass
"South Jersey's Band" presents your favorite festive holiday music like you've never heard it before! Ring in the holiday season with us!
The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble is a community concert band that rehearses and performs a wide variety of music for the modern wind band. Keith W. Hodgson has been the Conductor/ Artistic Director since the ensemble’s inception in 1997. Associate Director Ron Poorman, Assistant Director Jennifer Hodgson, and the Board of Directors led by President, Karen Poorman help lead the organization to new and innovative experiences each year for our members and audiences.
The SJAWE performs 5-6 concerts annually, collaborates with guest conductors and soloists annually and has a long history of commissioning, recording, partnering with community organizations and performing at conventions. Among the performance highlights include the 2019 & 2014 National Conventions of the Association of Concert Bands as well as the Kennedy Center’s Sousa Band Festival (2017). The SJAWE was the recipient of the 2006 Sudler Silver Scroll Award from the John Philip Sousa Foundation and a Finalist for the American Prize in 2020.