Junior MYWE

Jr. MYWE Conductor Jared Cassedy
Jr. MYWE conductor Jared Cassedy

Jared Cassedy, Director

This wind ensemble at NEC Prep is open to junior high school-age (grades 6-9) 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 


2021-22 Highlights Include:

Nishimura: Wilderness

Giroux: The Grace in Being

Jager: Espirit de Corps

Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite

Placement and Seating Audition Information

Auditions for Jr. MYWE are held in the spring for the following year. For information regarding this year's auditions, please visit the Spring Auditions page. 

For Current Students

Spring Calendar

January 14

January 21

January 28

February 4

February 11 

February 18

February 25 - No Rehearsal

March 4

March 11

March 18

March 25

April 1

April 8

April 15 - No Rehearsal

April 22

April 29

May 6

May 13

May 20

May 27

June 3

June 10 - Concert


  • Attendance is required at all regularly scheduled classes, rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performances be it virtually or in-person. Students are expected to be ready to begin on-time. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each session.
  • Anyone arriving/logging-in more than 30 minutes late or leaving/logging-out 30 minutes early will be considered absent from the entire rehearsal or class.
  • No more than 3 absences per semester are allowed and notice must be given at least two weeks prior by submitting an Absence Request Form to the NEC Prep offices. Absence request forms can be submitted to the Ensemble manager at jrmywe@necmusic.edu or to Adam Kohlbus, Large Ensemble Manager, at adam.kohlbus@necmusic.edu.
  • Read our full attendance policy here: https://necmusic.edu/prep/absence-requests

Still have questions?

Email Adam Kohlbus, Large Ensemble Manager, or call the Prep Hotline at (617) 585-1160.

During the academic year, MYWE members can also contact the Jr. MYWE student manager.