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Music City “Woodwinds!”

That’s right! Please welcome the newest addition to the world of winter winds, Music City Winds! Music City Youth in the Arts, Inc. is proud to announce the creation of a second performing ensemble under the MCYA umbrella. Music City Winds will hold auditions for woodwind and brass performers on Saturday, December 8 from 10AM-4PM […]

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Asteria Winds 2019 Staff

Asteria Winds is pleased to announce its staff for the 2019 Season. For information on auditioning for Asteria Winds, please visit: Asteria Winds Audition Information Layn Pieratt- Director Layn Pieratt is an educator, performer, and artist with a variety of experience in multiple arts. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Music from the […]

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2019 Asteria Winds Audition Information

Asteria Winds will kick off its inaugural WGI Winds season with auditions on Oct. 21, 2018. An exciting team of female educators and administrators has been assembled for the 2019 season, and we hope you’re as excited to get started as we are. What: Asteria Winds auditions Who: Any interested female brass, woodwind, and percussionists […]

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Announcing Battalion Winds

The Battalion is excited to announce the formation of a new performing ensemble, Battalion Winds! Battalion Winds will be based in Salt Lake City and perform in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Winds division and Intermountain Percussion Association competitions in 2019, furthering the mission of The Battalion “to provide learning and performance opportunities for young […]

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Jennifer Leseth And Jennifer Hinshaw Join Bluecoats Indoor Team

Bluecoats Indoor is excited to announce the addition of Jennifer “Jenifo” Leseth and Jennifer Hinshaw to the Bluecoats Indoor instructional staff. Jenifo will join the team leading our weapons program, and Jennifer will serve as a movement instructor. Jennifer Leseth is a Chicago native with 30-plus years of performance, instruction, and design experience in color […]

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2019 MBI Winter Percussion Auditions

Minnesota Brass Indoor Percussion is beginning our 12th Season on October 27th at Totino Grace High School (1350 Gardena Ave NE, Fridley, MN 55432). We will hold two audition dates on October 27th and November 11th to determine this year’s ensemble. Coming off of a WGI Percussion Independent World Semi-Finals appearance in 2018, we are […]

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Cavaliers Indoor Percussion Inactive For 2019

Cavaliers Indoor Percussion (CIP), the Independent World Percussion ensemble presented by The Cavaliers, will go inactive for the 2019 competitive season. Cavaliers Indoor was active from 2015 through 2018, earning the Winter Guard International (WGI) Fan Favorite Award and CIP’s highest placement in 2016. CIP developed out of Green Thunder Percussion, a program of The […]

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Artistry IN BLUE To Go Inactive For 2019 WGI Season

Artistry IN BLUE, the perennially popular WGI winterguard, will go inactive for the 2019 competitive season. The ensemble, directed by Dave Stinson and operated by Bluecoats has been a fan favorite over the course of the last several seasons. The program has competed with much success in both the Independent A and Independent Open classes. […]

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Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble Announces 2019 Instructor Team

The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble is pleased to announce the Instructional Staff Team for the upcoming 2019 Rocky Mountain Percussion Association and Winter Guard International season. Instructors: Jeff Bickford – Battery Caption Head, Tenor Instructor Garrett Aman – Front Ensemble Caption Head Ruben Romero – Visual Caption Head, Bass Instructor Michael Williams – Snare Instructor […]

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Bluecoats Indoor Auditions Set, Registration Open

Bluecoats Indoor, the World-Class indoor winterguard started just last year is back for a second year! The Bluecoats Indoor Audition Experience is scheduled for September 15th and 16th at Edison School of the Arts in downtown Indianapolis. Check-in will begin at 10 am and overnight accommodations will be provided at the school. The program, which […]

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