Here are the audition results for the 2014 King Honor Band
Thank you for all that attended.
There were over 200 students representing 36 schools that auditioned
If you were not selected, I hope to see you at next year's audition
For those of you that were selected, the music will be sent out very soon.
Please come prepared to the first rehearsal
I look forward to working with you
Danielle (Dani) Guilmette
Alyssa Grace Santos
Carl Mitchell Galarroza
Yue (Tina) Yin
Nysa Dela Cruz
Andrew Holgin Jr.
Nigel Austin Schmenk
Welcome to RCCWindEnsemble.com!
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.
The ensemble has just released its second CD entitled Phantasicke Spirites available on Sea Breeze Classical records