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Kansas State Wind Symphony

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As the newest ensemble in the K-State Bands, this group boasts the talents of our Music Majors and gifted non-music majors. Students are exposed to challenging literature and standards of the repertoire.

Auditions for the 2016-2017 Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Concert Band, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble

Audition Excerpts posted below. Please Sign up for an Audition time at the bulletin board outside McCain 226.

Required: Prepare Piece (Audition Excerpts), Scales as Requested, Sight Reading

Required Meeting: Aug. 22nd, Monday - 3:30pm meeting in McCain 201 for all students auditioning

Fall 2016 Audition Schedule

Monday, Aug. 22nd

3:30 pm - Meeting in 201

Dr. Tracz's Office:

4pm - Flutes
6pm - Oboes
7pm - Bassoons

Mr. Linn's Office:

4pm - Trumpets
6pm - Horns

Tuesday, Aug. 23rd

Dr. Tracz's Office:

6:30pm - Saxophones
8pm - Clarinets

Mr. Linn's Office:

6:30pm - Trombones
8pm - Tubas
9pm - Euphoniums

2016 Excerpts for Fall Auditions:(click on instrument name for pdfs. Please prepare to the best of your ability)

 

Piccolo

 

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement I   m.1-43

Movement II m. 21-31

Movement III            m.3-19

Movement VI            m. 12-33/70-84

Flute

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement I   m. 1-43

Movement II m. 3-11

Movement III            m. 3-19

Movement VI            m. 12-33/70-84

Oboe/English Horn

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement I   m.1-43/53-61

Movement II m. 3-11 (English Horn)

Movement IV            m. 70-92

Movement VI            m. 12-33/70-84

B-flat Clarinet

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

1st Clarinet

Movement I   m.1-43

Movement III            m.19-30

Movement IV            m.19-47

Movement V  m.7-13

Movement VI            m. 12-33/70-84

2nd Clarinet

Movement III            m.1-8

Bass Clarinet

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement II m. 11-29

Movement IV            m. 65-92

Movement V  m.1-13

Dahl – Sinfonietta

Movement I   m. 41-57 

Bassoon

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement I   m.1-7/52-70

Movement II m. 11-19

Movement VI            m. 70-76

Dahl – Sinfonietta

Movement I   m.279-287

Alto Saxophone

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement I   m.1-7/23-43

Movement II m. 21-31

Movement V  m.1-11

Movement VI            m. 70-84

Trumpet

Persichetti – Divertimento for Band

Movement V  m. 1-28

Dahl – Sinfonietta

Movement I   m.8-40/247-270/282-301

Archer – Common Threads

m. 146-152

Horn

Dahl – Sinfonietta

2nd Horn

Movement I   m.1-7

1st Horn

Movement I   m. 45-57/63-79/125-138

Archer – Common Threads

m. 104-135

Trombone

Dahl – Sinfonietta

Movement I   41-57/95-103/247-301

Archer – Common Threads

m. 122-134

Euphonium Treble Clef

Dahl – Sinfonietta 

Movement I   m.41-57/67-79/150-157/247-301

Archer – Common Threads

m. 122-135/146-152

Euphonium Bass Clef

Dahl – Sinfonietta

Movement I   m.41-57/67-79/150-157/247-301

Archer – Common Threads

m. 122-135/146-152

Tuba

Dahl – Sinfonietta 

Movement I   m.41-57/67-79/247-301

Archer – Common Threads

m. 122-152

String Bass

Dahl – Sinfonietta 

Movement I   m.41-57/67-79/247-301

Archer – Common Threads

m. 136-143

Percussion - Sign-up sheets for concert auditions will be posted outside the band office (McCain 226). Instruments will be provided, but you must provide your own sticks, mallets, tuning devices, and music. 

Click Here for the Percussion Studio Handbook/Newsletter

Click Here for the Percussion Audition Excerpts

Kansas State University Wind Symphony

2016/2017

Instrumentation – Total: 49

 

1       Picc

4       Flutes

2       Oboes

2       Bassoons

7       Bb Clarinets

2       Bass Clarinets

3       Alto Saxophone

1       Tenor Saxophone

1       Baritone Saxophone

5       Horns

6       Trumpets

3       Trombones

2       Euphoniums

2       Tuba

1       Piano

7       Percussion

2016-2017 Concert Schedule

October 12, 2016
AFC
7:30pm

 

Looking at the Stars - Cross
William Byrd Suite - Jacob
Lads of Wamphray - Grainger
Carnival Day - Chang Su Koh

December 4, 2016
AFC
7:30pm

 

English Dances Set I - Arnold/Paynter
Songs from the Catskills - de Meij
all stars are love - Bryant
Mambo Furioso - Karrick

March 5, 2017
AFC
7:30pm

 

On This Bright Morning – Maslanka 
Meditation at Lagunitas – Paul Dooley 
Flash! – Daniel Dorff 
Supernova – Michael Gaydeski 

April 30, 2017
AFC
3:30pm

The Jig is Up – Kallman
Pale Blue on Deep – Perrine
Bullets and Bayonets – Sousa
Candide Suite - Bertnstein 

 

 

 

Weston Cook