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Colorado Youth Wind Ensemble

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - May 19 @ 9:30 pm

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The Colorado Wind Ensemble and Metropolitan State University of Denver present a youth wind ensemble experience for students seeking a collaborative musical experience with students and adults in a concert setting:

  • Work with students from other schools
  • Rehearse with conductor Dr. David Kish
  • Attend master classes with Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty
  • Attend sectional coaching sessions with Colorado Wind Ensemble musicians
  • Perform with the Colorado Wind Ensemble at the King Center Concert Hall in Stars and Sea on May 19, 2018

Registration is open to all high school band students by audition or band director recommendation.  Please submit the registration form here, and we will contact you regarding your participation.

There is a tuition fee of $50.00.  Waivers are available.  Please contact the CWE at 303-394-4552 or send an email to information@coloradowindensemble.org for more information.

Family members of CYWE participants may purchase discounted tickets in advance for the Stars and Sea concert with the Colorado Wind Ensemble and Colorado Youth Wind Ensemble on May 19.  More information will be provided at CYWE rehearsals.

2018 CYWE Rehearsal and Concert Schedule

Attendance is required at all events.  All rehearsals take place at the King Center Concert Hall, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver, CO 80204.  Parking is available in nearby lots or in the 7th Street Garage for $6.50.

Date Activity
Tues, Apr 24, 2018 5:00-6:45pm Rehearsal with conductor Dr. David Kish
Tues, May 1, 2018 5:00-6:45pm Rehearsal with conductor Dr. David Kish
Tues, May 8, 2018 4:00-5:00pm Master class with Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty

5:00-6:45pm Rehearsal with conductor Dr. David Kish

Tues, May 15, 2018 4:00-5:30pm Rehearsal with conductor Dr. David Kish

5:30-6:45pm Sectional coaching with Colorado Wind Ensemble

Thurs, May 17, 2018 5:00-6:15pm Rehearsal with conductor Dr. David Kish

6:15-7:00pm Composers Workshop open reading session (students and parents invited to listen)

7:00-7:30pm Rehearsal with the Colorado Wind Ensemble

Sat, May 19, 2018 6:30-7:00pm On-stage rehearsal with Colorado Wind Ensemble

7:30pm Stars and Sea concert

 

The Composers Workshop

This is a new addition to the Colorado Youth Wind Ensemble program.  Students may participate in both the Colorado Youth Wind Ensemble and the Composers Workshop.  Student composers will participate in 6 masterclass sessions with MSU Denver composition faculty member Cherise Leiter.  Students will compose a piece for a chamber ensemble made up of members of the Colorado Wind Ensemble, and will hear their compositions read at the end of the workshop. The workshop is limited to 5 participants in grades 9-12.  Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from a music teacher.

Please submit the registration form here, and we will contact you regarding your participation.

There is a tuition fee of $50.00 for The Composers Workshop.

All events are held in the King Center on the Auraria campus, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver 80204.

Date Activity
Tues, Apr 17, 2018 5:00-6:45pm Orientation
Tues, Apr 24, 2018 7:00-8:15pm Composition session/masterclass with Cherise Leiter
Tues, May 1, 2018 7:00-8:15pm Composition session/masterclass with Cherise Leiter
Tues, May 8, 2018 7:00-8:15pm Composition session/masterclass with Cherise Leiter
Tues, May 15, 2018 7:00-8:15pm Composition session/masterclass with Cherise Leiter
Thurs, May 17, 2018 6:15-7:00pm Open Composition Reading Session with Colorado Wind Ensemble musicians

 

Details

Start:
April 24 @ 5:00 pm
End:
May 19 @ 9:30 pm

Organizer

Colorado Wind Ensemble
Phone:
303-394-4552
Email:
information@coloradowindensemble.org
Website:
www.coloradowindensemble.org

Venue

King Center – Concert Hall
855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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