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Band Auditions

Participation in the UW-Eau Claire Band program is open to interested and qualified UW-Eau Claire students regardless of major area of study. Membership in the Wind Symphony and Symphony Band is determined by audition: however, auditions are not required to participate in the University Band or Blugold Athletic Band.

Auditions for Wind Symphony and Symphony Band are conducted every semester during the first week of classes, and audition materials are available from each applied faculty member. For specific audition information on your instrument (how to get audition materials and when auditions are held), contact the appropriate UW-Eau Claire applied wind and percussion faculty member in your performance area.

Wind and Percussion Faculty

Flute - Tim Lane (lanet @uwec.edu)
Oboe - Christa Garvey (garveycn@uwec.edu)
Clarinet - Melissa Koprowski (koprowm@uwec.edu)
Bassoon - Andrew Machamer
Saxophone - Grant Larson (larsongb@uwec.edu)
Trumpet - Robert Baca (bacarj@uwec.edu)
Horn - Verle Ormsby (ormsbyva@uwec.edu)
Trombone - Phillip Ostrander (ostranpa@uwec.edu)
Tuba, Euphonium - Jerry Young (jyounguwec.edu)
Percussion - Jeffery Crowell croweljw@uwec.edu


Contact Information:
Dr. John R. Stewart, director - Wind Symphony, Director of Bands
237 Haas Fine Arts Center
Department of Music and Theatre Arts
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin  54702-4004

Telephone: 715/836-4417
E-mail: stewajo@uwec.edu

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