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Junior MYWE

Jared Cassedy, Director

This wind ensemble program at NEC Prep is open to junior high school-age (grades 6-10) woodwind, brass, percussion, harp, double bass, and piano players. Auditions are generally at the level of Jr. District auditions.

Rehearsals: Fridays, 4:15 - 7:00 PM in the SLCP Large Ensemble rehearsal room 

Repertoire

2017 - 18 Repertoire highlights include:

Saucedo: American Barndance

Reed: Russian Christmas Music

Giroux: Khan

2016-17 Repertoire highlights included:

Holst: First Suite in EB

Reed: Hounds of Spring

Ticheli: An American Elegy

Carter: Symphonic Overture 

2017-2018 Concert Schedule

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Placement and Seating Audition Information

Auditions for Jr. MYWE are held in the spring for the following year.

Additional audition times may be available in the fall for any remaining openings. Please contact the Prep office if you are interested in auditioning. 

Seating Audition requirements:
All Jr. MYWE students will take a seating audition on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Specific requirements:

  • Students should be prepared to play scales up to 3 sharps and 3 flats, as well as a chromatic scale
  • Students should be prepared to play one solo of their choice. You may play the same solo that you performed during your May audition 
  • Students should prepare the posted excerpts (found below) 
  • Sight reading will be included during the seating audition  

Due to time constraints, you may not be asked to play all of the items listed above. 

Seating Excerpts

Please prepare the piece provided below for the seating audition. During the seating audition, Mr. Cassedy will ask students to play a portion of the piece. 

Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts - Flute

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Oboe

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Clarinet

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Bass Clarinet

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Bassoon

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Alto Saxophone

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Tenor Saxophone

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Baritone Saxophone

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts French Horn

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Trumpet

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts - Euphonium

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Trombone

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Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Tuba

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For Current Students

Absence Requests

For information on how to report an absence, please click here.

Calendar

2017 - 2018 Jr. MYWE Season Calendar

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Questions?

Contact Christine Witmer, Program Manager for Wind Ensembles at (617) 585-1356.

During the academic year, MYWE members can also contact the Jr. MYWE student manager or call (617) 585-1160.