Friends of TSWS:

The Tri-State Wind Symphony is made possible as a result of the support of many individuals and organizations in our community.  We are grateful for all:


  • Bill and Donna O’Dell:  for the use of their trailer for moving equipment.
  • Evanovich, Blessing and Associates, 3100 Cedar Crest Ridge, STE 8, Dubuque, IA: Sponsoring Concert #1, May 30.
  • The University of Dubuque: which makes available the beautiful Heritage Center for our Practice Facility.
  • Dolph’s Iowa Alumni Tailgate Band: A group of U of I Alumni Band Members who play Hawkeye music at Gary Dolphin’s Iron Bar during TV Football Games. The Band, some of whom are TSWS Band Members, donate their tips to local non-profit organizations that support music participation in the area.
  • Toni and Dick Heller, Peosta, IA.
  • John Hudetz Photography:  For Personal Portaiture and Group Photography. www.hudetzphotography.com
  • Lois Gordon and family: Sponsoring Concert #2 (June 13) in memory of Richard (Dick) Gordon who enjoyed playing the Trombone for many years with The Tri-State Wind Symphony.
  • Patricia and John Hattery: Sponsoring Concert #2 (June 13). John is a member of our band.
  • MidwestOne Bank, Dubuque:  Sponsoring Concert #3 (June 27) “A Star-Spangled Spectacular with Legion Post 6.

  • Stone Cliff Winery, 600 Star Brewery Dr, Dubuque, IA: Sponsoring Concert #4  on Thursday, July 11.
  • First Community Bank of Galena / Apple River State Bank: Sponsoring Concert #5 “Players’ Favorites”
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dubuque: for providing storage space for music and equipment, making space available for meetings, as well as using the Church for Concerts in the event of rain. 

Pat Alspaugh

Corinne and Dick Beutel

Jean Cheever

Sharon Cholewinski

Sandy and Dan Bury

Barb Deal

Jeff Eagan

Cheryl Farruggia

Bob Fester

Cathy Gallagher

Becky Gillespie

Betsy King Hansen

Susan and Alan Hattel

Patricia and John Hattery

Clark Hinrichsen

Mark Hinrichsen

Susan Hinrichsen

Rob Jerome

Linda Didier Klinger

Connie Krueser

Barb Liles

Edee Madsen

Charlie McLauchian

Linda and Barry Nudd

Ed Raber

Gayle McRoberts

June and Wayne Siebert

Bob and Sharon Strahlman

Sharon and Paul Stephany

Jenny Stoddard

Vern Uvodich

Paula Welter

Volunteers:  There are a number of activities that are necessary to organize and set up each concert. This section is to recognize the band members who have signed on to make sure these are fulfilled.

Josh Husemann

Sally Stulken

Wayne Siebert