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
All students auditioning must complete the below 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
McCain 132-Dr. White’s Office
McCain 233-Dr. Morris’ Office
McCain 310-Dr. Guffey’s Office
McCain 126-Dr. Maxwell’s Office
McCain 223-Dr. Kilgore’s Office
McCain 125-Dr. Kerstetter’s Office
McCain 124-Dr. Hinman’s Office
McCain 005-Dr. Maxwell’s Office
*Percussion – Contact Dr. Gartner about auditions on Sunday, August 20, 2023
2023-2024 Concert Schedule
October 3, 2023
Infinity - Katahj Copley
Abracadabra - Frank Ticheli
Benediction - John Stevens
West Highlands Sojourn - Robert Sheldon
Block M March - Jerry Bilik
November 28, 2023
Tempus Motus - Steven Pyter
Cajun Folk Songs - Frank Ticheli
Our Cast Aways - Julie Giroux
Emperata Overture - Claude T. Smith
March 7, 2024
To Be Announced
April 22, 2024
To Be Announced