Riverside City College

Wind Ensemble

Conducted by Kevin Mayse


Below are the results of the Fall Wind Ensemble auditions. Wind Ensemble will rehearse tomorrow at 10 am. Congratulations to all that participated. If your name is not on this list, please attend Concert Band tomorrow at 3:30.


Evan Posadas Miller Vista Murrieta HS

Flute 1

Vanessa Hernandez Canyon Springs HS

Alexis Zamora

Flute 2

Jennifer Gust

Isabella Guzman North HS

Oboe 1

Stephanie Marquez Tahquitz HS

Oboe 2

Caitlyn Parker Citrus Valley HS

Rachel Wehrle Serrano HS

Clarinet 1

Alec Rodriguez Serrano HS

Humberto Bravo Fontana HS

Clarinet 2

Michael Morales Canyon Springs HS

Andrew Bowser

Joseph Saunders Arlington HS

Clarinet 3

Nicholas Linares

Steven Jensen

Annabelle Millard

Jesse Pool-May

Bass Clarinet

Luke Borja King HS


Nickolas Garcia

Alto Saxophone 1

James Aspan-Martin Vista Murrieta HS

Alto Saxophone 2

William Sharp Vista Murrieta HS

Tenor Saxophone

Robyn Aguilar Vista Murrieta HS

Baritone Saxophone

Jacob Wendrick Roosevelt HS

Trumpet 1

Ethan Rodine Arlington HS

Christie Azzi

Trumpet 2

Chris Requero

Isaiah Valesquez

Trumpet 3

Adonai Mejia Centennial HS

Isaac Armenta

Horn 1

Diego Campos

Horn 2

River Ballantyne

Horn 3

Anthony Ta

Trombone 1

Isaac Leva Cathedral City HS

Austin Laramie Poly HS

Abi Ortiz Poly HS

Trombone 2

Brendan Freiberg Vista Murrieta HS

Jett Andrade

Ryan Kingwell Roosevelt HS

Bass Trombone

Mason Tejeda Norco HS


Anthony Jujano


Parker Hacket Vista Murrieta HS

Elijah Alexander Poly HS

Elias Rodriguez Rancho Verde HS

Double Bass

Angie Saucedo Los Osos HS

Elija Emralino Beaumont HS



All percussionists must meet with Steve Schmidt at 10 am on Wed in the percussion room

Percussionists must visit rccpercussion.com for audition information

Conducted by Kevin Mayse, the RCC Wind Ensemble continues to establish itself as one of the leading wind bands in the Community College system. The Wind Ensemble consists of many of the finest young wind and percussion players from Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties. 
In addition to frequent concerts on campus, they have performed at the College Band Directors National Association regional conference, the Music Association of California Community College conference, California Music Educators state convention, as well as touring Northern California, Reno Nevada, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and Tokyo, Japan. 

The ensemble hosts a two-day concert band festival, which features up to fifty middle school, junior high school, and high school concert bands. 

The ensemble also hosts a conducting symposium each year. Guest clinicians have included Dr. Mitchell Fennell (Cal State, Fullerton) Jerry Junkin (University of Texas) Thomas Lee (UCLA) Michael Haithcock (University of Michigan) Eugene Corporon (University of North Texas) Keith Brion (New Sousa Band) Kevin Sedatol (Baylor University) and world-renowned conductor and founder of the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell. 

The RCC Wind Ensemble is also very active in recording, premiering and commissioning new works for winds. The ensemble has offered world premiere performances of works by composers such as; Donald Grantham, Steven Schmidt, Ran Galor, Bill Reichenbach, Sandy Megas and Steve Mahpar. In addition, the ensemble has offered west coast premier performances of works by composers such as; Donald Grantham, Dan Welcher and Micheal Gandolfi.

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