Monta Vista Wind Ensemble Webpage

This page is dedicated to all that is Wind Ensemble. Traditionally a 10th-12th grade course, this is the top level band here at MV. Participation in this group is strictly by audition only. Yearly performances include a debut concert, holiday concert, winter concert (intermittent), 3 festival performances and a spring concert.

2013-14 Parent Information Night

Greetings Parents,

Thank you very much for attending this evening’s meeting of the 2013-2014 Wind Ensemble.  The following are some highlights for this evening:

Philosophy

Summer Opportunities

Private Lessons

13-14 Performance Calendar (tentative)
10/8/2013        Tuesday           Debut Concert
12/12-13/2013 Th. – Fri.         Holiday Concert
2/6-2/8/2014    Th. – Sat.         Masterworks Concert
4/2/2014          Wednesday     MVHS Festival
TBD                                        CMEA Festival
5/22/2014        Thursday         Spring Concert

Program Overview

2014 Trip Survey Click here to take survey

Recording Downloads

 

Chair Placement Auditions

The auditions for seating within each of the sections occurs the first week we are in school. A scale is required for all members (any scale from the current CBDA audition list). Every member of the class must choose at least one of the excerpts that are part of the CBDA All State auditions for their respective instrument. This music is provided to each student prior to the previous school year ending. Click here to download and print your audition music.

The audition schedule is:

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Monday
  Percussion Clarinets Clarinets Alto Sax Pep Band
    Flutes Flutes Trumpet  
      Alto Sax Horn Makeups
      Trumpet Trombone After School
      Horn Baritone  
        Tuba  
        Oboe  
        Bassoon  
        Tenor Sax  
        Bari Sax