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Welcome from the Youth Wind Symphony Director

Welcome to the Youth Wind Symphony page of The Hochstein School! I hope that you will take a moment to read about the band program and other offerings from Hochstein. 

The Youth Wind Symphony (YWS) is the flagship ensemble of the band program. It is open to advanced woodwind, percussion, and brass players in grades 9-12 and performs level V and VI wind ensemble repertoire. 

John Rolland, Director of Youth Wind Symphony

Please feel free to contact me at: John.Rolland@Hochstein.org

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Youth Wind Symphony

John Rolland, Director
Grades 9-12, NYSSMA Level 5-6 

6 weeks only: January 7-February 11, 2023
Saturdays, 12:00-2:00 pm

Please note: Students will be asked to follow any COVID-19 safety guidelines that are in place by the time rehearsals begin.

Participation in this senior high school wind ensemble allows students to broaden their wind band experience. Open to woodwind, brass, and percussion students in grades 9-12. The 6-week session ends with a final concert on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7:30 pm.

Applications will be completed online - see below to fill out the form.

Applications are due by Saturday, October 15, 2022. All applications received after the deadline will be evaluated on a "space available" basis. Application results will be distributed via email by November 12, 2022.

FEE: $100*, refundable if student is not placed. (Fees are as of Fall 2022.)

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