The Concert Band is an ensemble designed for middle and high school wind and percussion students who demonstrate playing ability at the intermediate level. No previous band experience is required. This ensemble emphasizes music reading and ensemble skills.
Rehearsals: Saturdays, 4:15–6:45 pm
The Wind Ensemble is intended for high school intermediate through advanced level wind and percussion students. Repertoire includes original and arranged works for winds. This ensemble emphasizes music reading and ensemble skills, as well.
Rehearsals: Saturdays, 1:30–4 pm
All ensembles meet for 16 weeks each semester. If you have any questions, please contact the Community School office at 213-621-4548.
Auditions for the 2023–24 academic year will be held through an online submission. Video submissions can be made through the application below. If students do not have access to the instruments required for the audition, record as much as possible and Community School staff will follow up with students who are missing audition material to send at a later date.
If you have any audition-related questions, please submit an inquiry.
Minimum Age Requirements
Concert Band: 6th grade (some age exceptions made)
Wind Ensemble: 9th grade (some age exceptions made)
We are still accepting applications at this time.
Students will be informed of decisions by August 1.
Students will be required to accept by submitting registration and payment by August 15. Late additions/alternates may be accepted up until the end of September, space permitting.
Online Submission Instructions
2023–24 Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Application Form
Please prepare and record the materials listed below without an accompanist. Applicants will also need to prepare excerpts, which are listed below by instrument.
Wind and Brass Players