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 2019-2020 season. 

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

MYWE Tours

Sr. MYWE goes on tour every other year. The most recent tour to Southern France occurred in February of 2020 and included performances in Lyon, Arles, and Nice.  Other recent tour locations include Ireland, Prague, and Italy. 


2018 - 2019 Repertoire included:

Steve Danyew: Magnolia Star

Michael Daugherty: Niagara Falls

Audition Information

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


September 10

September 17

September 24

October 1

October 8

October 15

October 22

October 29

November 5

November 12

November 19

November 26 - No Rehearsal

December 3

December 10

December 17 - Concert


January 14

January 21

January 28

February 4

February 11 - No Rehearsal

February 18

February 25

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 - 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 or to Maria D'Ambrosio at
  • Read our full attendance policy here:

Still have questions?

Contact Maria D'Ambrosio, Large Ensemble Manager, or call the NEC Prep hotline at (617) 585-116.

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