The Lone Star Youth Winds application process consists of this online application form and a $25 non-refundable application fee. Due date for this application is Friday, November 5, 2021.
Eligibility Requirements: Active participation in a school band program or a letter of recommendation from your private music instructor if your school does not offer a band program.
Note: For those applicants offered and accepting a position with Lone Star Youth Winds, a $425 tuition payment will be required to secure the student musician's place in the ensemble. Partial tuition assistance may be available for those who qualify. Students who have not completed payment, nor completed request for tuition assistance by the November 22nd deadline will be notified their position is being filled by an alternate musician.
2021-2022 SEASON INFORMATION
The Lone Star Youth Winds 2021-2022 auditions will take place virtually. This application form requires a website link of your video audition submission.
Audition music comes from the 2021-2022 TMEA All-State Etudes.
Click here for Lone Star Youth Winds Auditions Material.
All rehearsals and concerts are mandatory.
Rehearsals will take place at Carroll Sr. High School in Southlake.
Please check these dates before filling out the application.
**Submission of the application acknowledges that there are no requests for exceptions.**
CONCERT CYCLE #1 (with composer John Mackey)
Rehearsal #1 – Sunday, February 20, 2022 from 2:30-5pm
Rehearsal #2 – Friday, February 25, 2022 from 7-9:30pm
Rehearsal #3 – Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 9am-Noon
Rehearsal #4 – Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 1-4pm
Concert – Sunday, February 27, 2022
(Moody Performance Hall, Dallas, 1:30-2:30pm soundcheck, 3pm concert start)
CONCERT CYCLE #2 (with composer Omar Thomas*)
Rehearsal #1 – Monday, May 9, 2022 from 7-9:30pm
Rehearsal #2 – Friday, May 13, 2022 from 7-9:30pm
Rehearsal #3 – Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 9am-Noon
Rehearsal #4 – Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 1-4pm
Concert – Sunday, May 15, 2022
(Eisemann Center, Richardson, 1:30-2:30pm soundcheck, 3pm concert start)
*This concert includes a world premiere.
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