Riverside City College
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
Vanessa Hernandez Canyon Springs HS
Isabella Guzman North HS
Stephanie Marquez Tahquitz HS
Caitlyn Parker Citrus Valley HS
Rachel Wehrle Serrano HS
Alec Rodriguez Serrano HS
Humberto Bravo Fontana HS
Michael Morales Canyon Springs HS
Joseph Saunders Arlington HS
Luke Borja King HS
Alto Saxophone 1
James Aspan-Martin Vista Murrieta HS
Alto Saxophone 2
William Sharp Vista Murrieta HS
Robyn Aguilar Vista Murrieta HS
Jacob Wendrick Roosevelt HS
Ethan Rodine Arlington HS
Adonai Mejia Centennial HS
Isaac Leva Cathedral City HS
Austin Laramie Poly HS
Abi Ortiz Poly HS
Brendan Freiberg Vista Murrieta HS
Ryan Kingwell Roosevelt HS
Mason Tejeda Norco HS
Parker Hacket Vista Murrieta HS
Elijah Alexander Poly HS
Elias Rodriguez Rancho Verde HS
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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