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Kansas State Concert Band

The Concert Band, directed by Dr. Zack Deininger, performs some of the finest literature written for concert bands. Students are exposed to traditional "core" literature and some of the finest new music for concert band. Concert Band provides an excellent experience for many music majors and non-majors.

Fall 2023 Concert Ensemble Audition Information

Click Here to Download the Fall 2023 KSU Audition Packet

All students auditioning must complete the below form:

2023-2024 Concert Ensemble Interest Form

All woodwind and brass students auditioning for a Fall 2023 Concert Ensemble will meet on Monday, August 21 at 3:30pm in McCain 201 for a mandatory meeting (auditions will begin immediately after this meeting). There will be no “official” audition time sign-up; everyone needs to audition on Monday, August 21.

Please arrive early to your audition with everything you need prior to your audition (warmed-up, instrument assembled, audition music in hand, etc.).

Audition results will be posted by 3:30pm on Wednesday, August23th outside of the Band Office; folders can be picked up at that time. Concert Band will meet for the first time on Friday, August 25th at 12:30pm. Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony rehearsals will begin on Monday, August 28th.

Concert Ensemble Audition Schedule | Monday, August 21, 2023

Time:

Instrument:

Location:

3:30-5:30pm

 

Flute

McCain 132-Dr. White’s Office

Oboe

McCain 233-Dr. Morris’ Office

Clarinet

McCain 310-Dr. Guffey’s Office

Bassoon

McCain 126-Dr. Maxwell’s Office

Saxophone

All-Faiths Chapel

Trumpet

McCain 223-Dr. Kilgore’s Office

Horn

McCain 125-Dr. Kerstetter’s Office

Trombone

McCain 124-Dr. Hinman’s Office

Euphonium/Tuba

McCain 005-Dr. Maxwell’s Office

*Percussion – Contact Dr. Gartner about auditions on Sunday, August 20, 2023

2023-2024 Concert Schedule 

October 3, 2023
Concert Band/Wind Symphony Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

Infinity - Katahj Copley

Abracadabra - Frank Ticheli

Benediction - John Stevens

West Highlands Sojourn - Robert Sheldon

Block M March - Jerry Bilik

November 28, 2023
Concert Band/Wind Symphony Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

Tempus Motus - Steven Pyter

Cajun Folk Songs - Frank Ticheli

Our Cast Aways - Julie Giroux

Emperata Overture - Claude T. Smith

March 7, 2024
Concert Band/University Band Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

To Be Announced

April 22, 2024
Concert Band/University Band Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

To Be Announced