Kansas State Wind Symphony

WS

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.

2014-2015 Concert Schedule

October 12, 2014
McCain Auditorium
3:00pm

 

Mock Morris - Grainger
Divertimento - Persichetti
Hold This Boy and Listen - Pann
Chester - William Schuman
Prestissimo - King

December 4, 2014
McCain Auditorium
7:30pm

 

Toccata Marziale - Vaughan Williams
New Century Dawn - Gillingham
City Trees - Markowski
Noisy Wheels of Joy - Whitacre
Conniption - William Pitts

March 11, 2015
McCain Auditorium
7:30pm

Tunbridge Fair - Piston
Lads of Wamphray - Grainger
Contre Qui Rose - Lauridsen
Wild Nights - Ticheli

May 3, 2015
McCain Auditorium
7:30pm

Ode to RS - Chang Su Koh
And the Grass Sings in the Meadows - Cross
Raise the Roof - Michael Daugherty

 

Auditions for the Spring 2015 Wind Symphony and Concert Band

*Current Fall 2014 Concert Band and Wind Symphony members will audition on their current music after the concert

For NEW members looking to join the concert ensembles for the Spring of 2014 - 

Welcome! We hope to add your talents to the Concert Bands in the spring. Membership is open to all majors.  There are 3 different auditioned bands to fit different skill levels and needs. Call us at 785-532-3816 if you have any questions!

For Both Current and New Members Auditions will be held:

Friday, December 5th - 12:30pm - 1:20 pm in McCain 226 (Woodwinds)

Monday, December 8th - 12:30 pm - 1:20pm, 3:30 pm - 5:20 pm in McCain 226 (Woodwinds)

Wednesday, December 10th - 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm, 3:30 pm- 5:20 pm in McCain 226 (Woodwinds or Brass)

Friday, December 12th - 12:30 pm -1:20 pm, 3:30pm - 5:20pm in McCain 226 (Brass)

Monday, December 15th – 1:30pm – 5pm in McCain 226 (this date and time is for people who cannot make any of these auditions before finals)

Audition Sign ups will be posted on the bulletin board outside of McCain 226 after Thanksgiving Break

If you cannot make any of theses times, please contact Mr. Linn at dplinn@ksu.edu to schedule an appointment:

Auditions Requirements -

1. Sign up for an Audition on the bulletin board outside of McCain 226. Percussion - email Mr. Linn at dplinn@ksu.edu if interested.

2. Major Scales

3. Sight Reading

4. Prepared Pieces (prepare entire part - you will be asked to perform certain measures/phrases in the auditions):

Flute

Oboe

Bassoon

Clarinet

Bass Clarinet

Alto Saxophone

Tenor Saxophone

Baritone Saxophone

Trumpet

Horn

Trombone

Euphonium BC

Euphonium TC

Tuba

String Bass

Weston Cook