Prep Winds Audition Information

Prep Winds Auditions

Registration is currently closed and will open again in the fall of 2024.

Audition date/time: Audition times will be emailed to registrants approx. one week prior to the audition date

Audition Location: Crescendo Academy of Music, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall # 12, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Audition Requirements

  1. Choose 2-3 minutes of an etude, solo work, or other music that best represents your ability.
  2. Be prepared to play the following scales:
    • C, F, Bb and Eb concert scales – 2 octaves if possible
    • 1-2 octave chromatic scale
  1. Sight reading


Additional Information:

  1. Scholarships are available for annual member dues, private lessons, and summer music camp experiences. Contact us to apply for a scholarship.
  2. Prep Winds begins in January and meets in Chenery Auditorium’s Reception Rm. on Sundays from 2:30 to 4:30 PM
  3. Students will be notified of results the week following auditions
  4. Returning Prep Winds members in good standing are pre-accepted for 2023/24, and are required to participate in this audition for chair placement.


Prep Winds is directed by respected performing and teaching artists Jesse Williams and Luke Conklin. We look forward to having you join us!

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