Kansas State Wind Symphony
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 Spring 2016 Concert Ensembles (Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Concert Band, Brass and Woodwind Ensembles)
*Current Fall 2015 Concert Ensembles will audition on their current music after the concert – WS members who just played for Dr. Tracz and Mr. Linn will not have to re-audtion. All WS and CB members not continuing in the Spring will still play for a grade during the assigned audition times.
For NEW members looking to join the concert ensembles for the Spring of 2016 -
Welcome! We hope to add your talents to the Concert Bands in the spring. Membership is open to all majors. There are several different bands to fit different skill levels and needs. Concert Band meets MWF 12:30 - 1:20 and the Wind Symphony meets MWF 3:30 - 5:20. Chamber groups meet Sunday night. Call us at 785-532-3816 if you have any questions!
Auditions will be held:
Monday, December 7th (Meeting in McCain 201 first)
12:30 pm - 1:20pm (Current Concert Band WWs Audition during this time)
3:30 pm - 5:20 pm (Current Wind Symphony WWs and New Woodwinds auditions during this time)
Wednesday, December 9th (Meeting in McCain 201 first)
12:30 pm - 1:20pm (Current Concert Band Brass Audition during this time)
3:30 pm - 5:20 pm (Current Wind Symphony Brass and New Brass auditions during this time)
Woodwinds or Brass:
Friday, December 11th (Meeting in McCain 201 first)
12:30 pm -1:20 pm (Any remaining Woodwind or Brass from CB auditions, Any other New Woodwind or Brass may audition)
3:30pm - 5:20pm (Any remaining Woodwind or Brass from WS auditions, Any other New Woodwind or Brass may audition)
Audition Sign ups for NEW MEMBERS will be posted on the bulletin board outside of McCain 226. Existing CB and WS members will not need to sign up for a time.
If you cannot make any of theses times, please contact Mr. Linn at email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
If you are interested in audition for percussion, please email Jack Donovan at : firstname.lastname@example.org
Auditions Requirements -
1. New members - Sign up for an Audition on the bulletin board outside of McCain 226.
2. Major Scale
3. Sight Reading
4. Prepared Pieces:
Clarinet (Clarinets - only prepare excerpt #3 if you wish to be considered for a top chair in Wind Symphony)
2015-2016 Concert Schedule
October 21, 2015
Variations on a Korean Folk Song - Chance
December 3, 2015
Smetana Fanfare - Husa
March 8, 2016
Ecstatic Fanfare - Bryant
|May 1, 2016|
Flute Concerto - TBA (Chamber)