About the CCWE
Capital City Wind Ensemble is the
City employee band of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
It was founded by the legendary Max Metzger in 2002, and consists of City and Ramsey County employees and retirees,
plus other Downtown St. Paul and University of Minnesota workers, and a few
The 24-member group plays concerts at the Saint
Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse, at the St. Paul Winter
Carnival, and various parks around the city. Contact
Mary Livingston if you'd like the Capital City Wind Ensemble
to play for your special event.
The group has been led by Mary Livingston and
Roger Grupp since the fall of 2006. Mary is a Parks and Recreation
Dept. employee, and Roger is a retiree from the Department of Public
The CCWE is always looking for new members,
too. Contact Mary
if you're interested.
January rehearsals are Thursdays at noon on the 14th, 21st, and 28th. February rehearsals are on the 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.