All Harvard undergraduates are welcome to audition for the opportunity to play in the Wind Ensemble. Auditions are held in the fall semester during Freshmen Week or throughout the year by appointment. Sign up today!

This year's auditions will occur on the following dates and times:


Sunday, September 2nd, 12:00-5:00pm

Wednesday, September 5th, 6:00-10:00pm

Saturday, September 8th, 10:00-6:00pm

Sunday, September 9th, 12:00-5:00pm


Audition requirements consist of the following:

  • Major scales, to demonstrate your technical ability, range, and tone quality.
  • One prepared piece to demonstrate musicianship.
  • One piece for sightreading, chosen at audition time.

Limited instruments are available to use for auditions. Please contact Band Director Mark Olson in advance if you will need to borrow an instrument.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Olson or call 617.496.2263.