Welcome to the Crossroads Wind Symphony!

Crossroads Wind Symphony is the preeminent community wind ensemble in the American states of Kansas and Missouri. Directed by Paul W. Popiel (Director of Bands, University of Kansas) the ensemble is comprised of the regions most noted music educators, performs the established major works of wind literature and gives premiere performances of new music.

Sounds of the CWS

Check out our band’s virtual rendition of a musical work by Kansas based composer Tom Davoren, ‘Rising Remixed’, using mobile devices to record each ensemble member in the safety of their own space.



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Concert #2 of Season 2022-23!

Bringing Back the Music

During this unprecedented period in history created by the Covid-19 virus, Crossroads Wind Symphony hope their performances, both virtual and live, will continue to create a community for wind musicians in Kansas and Missouri, and that the uplifting nature of this music offers students and fellow educators determination and optimism for this year.

Contact Us

Lied Center of Kansas
1600 Stewart Dr, Lawrence, KS 66045
(012) 345 67 89