New Hampshire Wind Ensemble for Advanced Level Players of all Ages
The New Hampshire Wind Ensemble is a Community Concert band that brings together musicians from a wide range of ages. Members must have a desire to hone their skills while performing diverse, engaging music.
Wind Ensemble is designed to:
- Make a positive contribution to the musical environment of the community
- Provide a playing opportunity for student musicians to play challenging music with other advanced performers
- Provide an opportunity for adult musicians to continue their love of performing engaging concert band literature in a community setting
- Offer music educators an opportunity to utilize their performing skills in a large ensemble
This ensemble is for the serious band performer. You must come prepared to work and be committed to weekly rehearsals.
- All Ages Welcome– Audition Required (see below)
- Rehearsal Time: Tuesday 5:45-7:15pm
- Start Date: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
- Number of weeks: Full Year
- Tuition: $200 (Also includes Summer Band participation for 2020)
- Public school teachers can join for free!
- Audition Dates: Open Rehearsals September 10th and 17th
- Rehearsal will determine acceptance into the ensemble
- Open rehearsal seating auditions (once accepted) are TBA
- Major scales (two octaves): C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab
- Melodic minor scales (two octaves): a, d, g, c, f
- Prepared etude: All State audition pieces, or an appropriate piece of your choosing that demonstrates your musicianship.
- Sight reading: provided excerpts from the Fall literature for the ensemble.
Director: Dawn Beland
Ages: Teen through Adult
Class Time: 5:45-7:15pm
Day of week: Tuesdays
Start Date: Sept. 10