Senior MYWE


Michael Mucci, Director

The Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble (MYWE) is open to advanced high school-age (grades 10-12) woodwind, brass, percussion, harp, double bass and piano players. Auditions are generally at the level of All-State auditions. This is the senior level wind ensemble at NEC Prep and is a touring ensemble. In June 2014, Sr. MYWE toured to Ireland and then traveled to the Czech Republic in June of 2016. Sr. MYWE will travel again during the 2017-2018 season. 

Rehearsals: Friday, 4:15 PM - 6:30 PM (before Thanksgiving), 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM (after Thanksgiving)

MYWE Tours

MYWE goes on tour every other summer. In June 2014, MYWE traveled to Ireland. June 2016 saw a successful concert tour to Prague. This past year, MYWE traveled to Italy during the February break and presented concerts in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Orvieto, and Rome. 

2018-2019 Concert Schedule

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
7:30 PM in Jordan Hall 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
7:30 PM in Jordan Hall


2018 - 2019 Repertoire includes

Steve Danyew: Magnolia Star

Michael Daugherty: Niagara Falls

2017 - 2018 Repertoire included

Eric Whitacre: October

Kathryn Salfelder: Cathedrals

Mason Bates: Mothership

Audition Information

Auditions for Sr. 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 at (617)585-1160 for additional information.

For Current Students


MYWE 2018 - 2019 Rehearsal Calendar

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Attendance is required at all rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performances. The full attendance policy may be reviewed here.

Still have questions?

Contact Laura Mixter, Large Ensemble Coordinator, or call the NEC Prep hotline at (617) 585-116.

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