MU 050A College Band

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The Wagner College Concert Band is a 40- to 60-piece symphonic wind and percussion ensemble comprised of college students, advanced high school students and adult community members. Typical music repertoire includes contemporary concert works, classical transcriptions, Broadway show tunes, and patriotic marches. The group performs several concerts each year, both on and off campus.

Enrollment is open to wind and percussion instrumentalists with prior experience in high school or university/college concert band. Seating auditions normally are held following the first two rehearsals for the semester.

Audition Date: TBD

Location: Campus Hall – Music Performance Center, Wagner College, 631 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301

Audition Requirements:
Performance of one prepared selection before music faculty, performance of a scale on demand to be selected by adjudicator and assessment of sight reading ability.

What to Prepare:
Prepare one musical selection in any style to demonstrate ability and talent (length of selection is not critical).  Memorization is not required.  Please bring a copy of your selected piece with you.


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Robert Rams

Adjunct Faculty, Music Department Campus Hall

Conducts Concert Band. Music educator; band director, Staten Island Technical High School; project director, NYC Salute to Music Program.