WIND SYMPHONY

Conducted by Anton Coleman, the Repertoire includes Symphonic Winds standards. Students and adults with six or more years' experience welcome to participate.

Quick Information

NOTE: WSCO's Wind Symphony will NOT be rehearsing for the Fall 2021 session due to the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission by wind instruments. Past members of the Wind Symphony are welcome to join the Concert Orchestra or Symphony Orchestra, but please be aware that space in all ensembles will be limited.

Please see below for details related to the Wind Symphony in a typical season.

Regular Rehearsals:
  • Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:30 PM

  • Rehearsals take place at Chief Sealth High School

 
Concerts:​​​
  • Concerts take place at Chief Sealth High School

  • Concert attire is all black

 

Placement Auditions for those new to the Wind Symphony:
  • Musicians new to WSCO or new to the Wind Symphony are asked to play for 1-2 conductors or coaches at the start of the session.

  • Auditions are informal and serve as an opportunity for us to meet you and help find the ensemble that will best fit your currently playing ability. Musicians are only required to audition once but are always welcome to re-audition at the start of any session, should they wish to switch ensembles. 

  • You may request an audition at the time of registration.

  • For placement in the Wind Symphony, please be prepared to play:

  1. 2 Major scales of your choice (2 octaves)

  2. 2 Minor scales of your choice (2 octaves)

  3. 2 minutes of your choice of excerpts, or a piece you have prepared.

  4. Expect some sight-reading (which will be an excerpt of current repertoire)

Cost:
  • Students K-12: FREE!

  • Adult fee: N/A

 

Conductor: Anton Coleman

Recordings:

 

Give Us This Day - Maslanka

Mother Earth - Maslanka

Sheltering Sky - Mackey

O Magnum Mysterium - Lauridsen

"Galop" from Dance of the Hours

Flourish for Wind Band - Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 5 "Finale" - Shostakovich

Waltz No. 2 - Shostakovich

Toccata for Band - Erickson

Chorale and Alleluia - Hanson

Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Wagner

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