Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band

Students of all majors may participate in the concert bands. Just follow these two simple steps:

  1. Register for MUS 142.
  2. If you wish to audition for Wind Ensemble, click the link below to get the audition excerpts and sign up for an audition time on the band bulletin board (located outside of Welte Hall Room 005). Auditions take place during the first two days of the academic year. If you do not wish to audition for Wind Ensemble, you will be placed in Symphonic Band.

Wind Ensemble 18-19 Audition Music Click Here

Administrative Information

Regular Class Meetings: Mondays/Wednesdays 3:05 - 5:45 P.M.Regular Class Location: HW 019.000

Course Description/Prerequisite, Academic Credit, and Music Major Information

Prereq.: Open to all students who play band instruments. Various types of literature performed. May be repeated for credit with different content. One credit.

Required Text

No text is required.

Required Supplies

Instruments, pencils, and concert attire are required. For concerts, females will wear long black dresses; males will wear black tuxedo jackets and trousers, white shirts, black socks, and black bow ties. All performers will wear black shoes.

Philosophy of Instruction

Class meetings consist of a rehearsal format leading to concerts during the semester. As time permits, musicians will learn about the compositional, stylistic, and historical aspects of the wind-band repertoire from the viewpoint of the performer.

For More Info Contact:

Dr. Carlotta Parr
Central Connecticut State University
Department of Music
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050 
Telephone: (860) 832-2912

Fax: (860) 832-2902