Wind Ensemble

 

The Wind Ensemble is the top band ensemble at Arlington High School.  The membership is chosen at the conclusion of each school year, by audition, from wind and percussion students in grades 10-12.  

 

The Wind Ensemble rehearses 6th period during the school day and scheduled Tuesdays in the Fall and Spring semesters after school, from 2:20-4:00 pm.

2017-2018 Repertoire (to print off parts, click piece below)

Winter Concert:

Pre-Festival Concert:

Early Spring Concert:

FUN Concert:

Solo/Ensemble

Members of the Wind Ensemble are required to participate in a solo AND an ensemble for their grade in the class. Students are welcomed and encouraged to pick out a solo and ensemble with a private lessons instructor, but may also perform a solo given by the directors. Solos for 2016-2017 are posted below.

Solo/Ens Registration: March 3, 2017

Flute

Oboe

Bassoon

E-flat Soprano Clarinet

B-flat Clarinet

E-flat Alto Clarinet

B-flat Bass Clarinet

Alto Saxophone

Tenor Saxophone

Bari Saxophone

Trumpet

F Horn

Trombone

Euphonium (TC)

Euphonium (BC)

Tuba

All-West Ensembles

Members of the Wind Ensemble are required to audition for the 2017 WTSBOA All-West Ensembles.  If students make an ensemble, they will participate in the All-West clinic, held at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Memphis February 9-11, 2017.

Orchestra Registraion: October 14, 2016

Band Registration: December 9, 2016

 

Click here to go to the excerpts for each instrument.

 

 

All-West Excerpts will also be used for multiple seating exams throughout the school year.

Reference Materials

Below, find items to help prepare music and materials for Wind Ensemble class and rehearsal:

Reference Recordings

Piece #1

Piece #2

Piece #3

Piece #4

Piece #5

Class Syllabus/Guidelines

AHS Band Practice Assistant

Media and Recordings

Click to view videos of the AHS Wind Ensemble in action at various events, including concerts and festival performances.

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