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Capital City Wind Ensemble

The Capital City Wind Ensemble (CCWE) was founded in 2002 at the request of Mayor Randy Kelly. He called on longtime conductor and impresario, Max Metzger, to form a City employee band. The CCWE grew from a few people in the fall of 2002 to a 24-member concert band. Comprised mostly of City employees, the group rehearses in Saint Paul / Ramsey County City Hall/Courthouse Downtown St. Paul. Workers from other Downtown businesses joined, as well as some City retirees and friends. Together, they made a complete ensemble, capable of playing full arrangements of concert band literature, show tunes, and specialty tunes that can be enjoyed by a wide range of audiences. The group has been led by Mary Livingston and Roger Grupp since the fall of 2006. Mary is a retiree from the Parks and Recreation Department, and Roger is a Public Works retiree.

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