The Festival Woodwind Ensemble is open to high school and academy instrumentalists from across the country. This year the ensemble is directed by Dr. Sam Hood and will participate in on-campus performances during the festival. Top auditions will be eligible for Symphony Orchestra placement and the opportunity to perform at the Meyerson. Please submit a video recording of the audition material for your instrument with your application by December 17, 2018.

If you have questions please contact Sam Hood at


Audition Sheet Music





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