The Knightwind Ensemble has been performing for Milwaukee (WI) audiences for over six decades. Beginning in 1956 as a youth activity sponsored by the Milwaukee Elks Lodge No. 46, the group has evolved into Milwaukee's premier adult wind band. Presenting substantive and challenging programs, we continually strive to bring high quality concert experiences to our audiences.  Learn more.

Dr. Erik N. Janners, Music Director of the Knightwind Ensemble, is internationally recognized as a conductor, scholar and performer.  He holds degrees in percussion and conducting from Alma College, the University of Utah, and the University of Alabama.  Learn more.

The ensemble currently has vacancies available for Bassoon, Trumpet, and Euphonium heading into the 2017-2018 season. Auditions will be held Sunday, August 13. Interested in auditioning to perform with the Ensemble? Learn more.