MYWE Concert Band

Al Dentino, Director


Started in 2015, MYWE Concert Band is open by audition to middle and high school-age (grades 9-12) students. Under the direction of Alfred Dentino, the music chosen for this ensemble represents a balance of traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire that will meet the needs of students who aspire to advance their musical skills to a level at which they can achieve their goals. 

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

Audition Information

Placement auditions for MYWE CB 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 12 - 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 15 - 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:



Contact Maria D'Ambrosio, Large Ensemble Manager, by email, or call the Prep Office at (617) 585-1160.

During the academic year, MYWE Concert Band members can also contact the MYWE Concert Band Student Manager.