Under the direction of Associate Director of Bands Andrea Brown, UMWE performs works from the most respected repertoire written for wind band with a focus on highlighting women composers and composers of color. The Wind Ensemble is composed primarily of music majors, but often incorporates non-majors who want to be involved in music in a serious way. The group usually performs two to three concerts each semester and requires outside practice. UMWE rehearses MWF 11-12:45.

Additional Information -

Non-music major instrumentalists interested in Wind Ensemble and/or University Band must submit the following form by Sunday, August 27

Auditions for the University Band are for part assignment and placement within the ensemble ONLY. Anyone with prior wind and percussion performing experience is welcome. Auditions are held via online video submission. Concert dates and further information can be found at the following link (same as above):

Non-music majors that wish to be considered for the Wind Ensemble (UMWE) should also submit the form mentioned above. You should indicate your interest in UMWE in the form (


Wataru Hokoyama: Beyond
Nebal Maysaud: On the Mountains of Orphalese
Richard Wagner: Trauermusik
Robert Washburn: Concertino
Valerie Coleman: Roma
David Maslanka: Traveler