Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Charlotte Youth Wind Ensemble Registration Now Open

The CHARLOTTE YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLE (CYWE) is an honor band organization sponsored by the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Now preparing for its 25th season, the "Honor Band of the Carolinas" invites high school students to audition from all North and South Carolina regional public and private schools, as well as those who are home schooled.

This outstanding honors band includes many All-District, All-Region and All-State musicians annually. The organization conducts yearly auditions each December.

Rehearsals occur on Tuesday evenings in January and February, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:15 at UNC Charlotte. Concerts are then given in the region at the end of February and the beginning of March, at which time the season concludes. The organization is under the direction of Dr. Shawn Smith, Director of Bands at UNC Charlotte.
AUDITIONS: Auditions will be held at UNC Charlotte's Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.
APPLICATIONS: Application materials are available at the link below. After students have submitted the application, the hold harmless agreement and $10 check or money order by regular mail, each will be assigned a 10-minute time slot and notified by email. Percussionists will have 15-minute time slots, and should be prepared to play a minimum of two instruments.  No student can be given an audition time until we receive the application, hold harmless agreement, and $10 check or money order (we cannot accept cash).
Click HERE to view and print an application.