ATU Youth Wind Ensemble Established for Grades 9-12

ATU Symphonic Wind Ensemble 11-21-2021
File photograph of the Arkansas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble during a performance at Witherspoon Auditorium in November 2021. Photo courtesy of Christian Amonson.

The Arkansas Tech University Department of Music will host the inaugural ATU Youth Wind Ensemble during the fall 2023 semester.

Band students in grades 9-12 are eligible to audition. Auditions consisting of a recorded portion of all-region music are due by Monday, Sept. 4. Students selected for the ATU Youth Wind Ensemble will be notified on Saturday, Sept. 9.

The ATU Youth Wind Ensemble will rehearse from 3-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, Sunday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 22.

The experience will culminate in the ATU Youth Wind Ensemble performing a side-by-side concert with the ATU Symphonic Wind Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 5.

Additional details about auditions and the ATU Youth Wind Ensemble are available at

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