Twin Ports Wind Orchestra
Greetings Friends of TPWO,
The TPWO Board wishes to welcome you all back after this long hiatus. Making music is in our very soul and we are going to make every effort to make this current concert series happen in the safest way possible.
The University of Minnesota has adopted a vaccine mandate such that unvaccinated students will be unable to register for classes in the next semester. TPWO has adopted a mandate that fits our volunteer status in that we strongly recommend that each member become vaccinated. We know that this is the most effective way to avoid serious disease and reduce the spread of COVID-19 if reinfected.
The board strongly believes that the best and safest way forward is through vaccination. If you are not vaccinated, perhaps you should become so, and if not, think about sitting this one out. Alternatively, we ask that you be tested frequently for COVID if unvaccinated and we ask that you make those results available to a designated band individual.
TPWO will be providing bell covers and we ask that members mask during breaks at rehearsals. The rehearsal hall has an exceptional air exchange system in place, and as such offers a safe environment for mitigating the risk of COVID-19 infection.
We are a community. Community members take care of each other. Each member in the band has an obligation to do everything possible to provide for the safety of those around us.
Please be safe and well and we look forward to welcoming everyone back.