Wind Ensemble

Wind Ensemble performs at President Crawford inauguration in Millett Hall
As seen from within the ensemble, the conductor lifts his hand to give a cue. Bassoonists are visible in front.
 The Wind Ensemble onstage at Hall Auditorium

The Miami University Wind Ensemble is comprised of the fifty finest wind and percussion performers on campus. Utilizing the player pool concept, the ensemble performs traditional wind band literature, chamber music, and new works entering the repertoire. True to the spirit of an outstanding liberal arts university, the ensemble is open to students of all disciplines by audition each semester.

For more information about the Wind Ensemble, contact Gary A. Speck, director,

Spring 2020 Auditions

    • Woodwind and brass players wishing to perform in the Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Band, or Wind Ensemble take one audition to be considered for the ensembles.
Online audition time signup instructions
      • Students should prepare material that show contrasting musical styles, both lyrical and technical.
      • The audition calendar signup can be found at the bottom of this page.
      • Audition dates and times are:
        • Sunday November 10, 4-7 pm
        • Tuesday November 12, 7-10 pm
        • Thursday November 14, 7-10 pm
        • Monday November 18, 7-10 pm
      • All auditions take place in PRS100
      • Questions?  Please email or see Dr. Averbach in 103 PRS,  Mr. Speck in 206 PRS, or Dr. Johnson.

Please note that you must be signed into your Miami Google account in order to sign up for a time. Also note that you need to advance the calendar to your preferred date to see the appointments.

Wind Audition Time Signups »