Mission & Goals


The Savannah Winds is a community concert band serving the Coastal Empire and is comprised of musicians from the greater Savannah area. The organization is hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre. The role of the ensemble is to enhance the cultural climate and appreciation of music in the Coastal Empire by performing public concerts at a high artistic level, to provide a nurturing musical environment to talented young musicians in the company of mature and accomplished musicians, and to identify and support scholarship recipients for advanced musical training at Armstrong Atlantic State University.


  • Continually enhance community outreach efforts and audience growth
  • Perform regular concerts on the Armstrong campus
  • Arrange for the performance of community-wide concerts at  off-campus venues
  • Administer the Savannah Winds Scholarship Fund
  • Obtain financial support from organizations and individuals to fund the scholarship program and cover related expenses