The McNeese State University Wind Symphony
The Wind Symphony is the premiere performance organization of the McNeese State Band Program. The ensemble fosters the highest performance standards while offering its members an opportunity to expand their technical, intellectual, and musical horizons. The group seeks to broaden performance and teaching skills through the programming of exemplary literature while fostering an interest in the wind band as an integral part of the American musical scene.
The Wind Symphony offers a creative and positive music-making environment dedicated to performing outstanding and challenging works of diverse musical styles while furthering wind music of artistic and historical significance. Members of the Wind Symphony have exceptional opportunities to work with some of the world's finest soloists, composers, and conductors throughout the year. In addition to its regular series of campus concerts, the ensemble tours and performs at both regional and national music conventions.
The wind symphony is open to all university students through audition. Auditions are held during the first two days of fall classes. A prepared audition piece for each instrument will be posted in the band hall one week prior to the first day of fall classes.
The wind symphony class meets Tuesday/Thursday, 12:30-2:20, both semesters