About the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble

Since 1989, the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble has offered great educational experiences to young musicians from across Nova Scotia. Our talented students study and perform advanced wind ensemble repertoire.

Ensemble History

Find our more about the NSYWE’s origins, and learn about the ensemble’s mandate. Learn more »

Music Director

Dr. Mark Hopkins

Assistant Conductor

Pam Paddock


The NSYWE is comprised of students from from provincial high schools and universities. Check out our current roster. Learn more »