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 Burnes Hall
2017-18 Repertoire highlights include:
Saucedo: American Barndance
Reed: Russian Christmas Music
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.
- 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.
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
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Oboe
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Clarinet
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Bass Clarinet
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Bassoon
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Alto Saxophone
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Tenor Saxophone
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Baritone Saxophone
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts French Horn
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Trumpet
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts - Euphonium
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Trombone
Jr. MYWE Seating Excerpts Tuba
For Current Students
For information on how to report an absence, please click here.
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.