Striving for perfection and playing for the love of music, the sixty members of the Wind Ensemble perform the finest quality literature composed for winds including music from the 16th century through the most contemporary works available for winds. There is no audition for membership into the Concert Band. Typically, we ask to hear one or more etudes or solo works that display your slow, lyrical playing and your faster, more technical ability. Percussion auditions will be held on Monday evening, August 26 - and there will be a sign-up sheet for these auditions posted on the percussion bulletin board beginning August 21, Stephens Auditorium , recognized as one of the finest performance halls in the world. All students are eligible to participate in any of these ensembles.
Ariella. Age: 28.
The Wind Ensemble performs works for smaller chamber ensembles to the full ensemble.
Lucille. Age: 21.
Ames Children's Choirs
The Concert Band performs a variety of rich literature. Stephens Auditorium, one of the finest performance halls in the world. Auditions are also held at the beginning of the spring semester based on the vacancies which may exist in each of the bands. The Wind Ensemble is recognized as the top concert band at Iowa State.