Performance Groups

New England Youth Wind Ensemble 2015

Enrollment will remain open until Jan. 9, 2015

First Rehearsal: Monday, January 26, 2015
Senior Ensemble Concert: Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

The UMass Lowell New England Youth Wind Ensemble brings together 60-70 students from the community with college students from the UMass Lowell Department of Music. This is an Honor's Band environment. If you have had the opportunity to perform in junior district, districts, or the like, this is for you! 

  • Application for NEYWE Sr. (to online registration)
  • Refer a Friend!  Receive a $25 discount per friend referred.  See the Application page for details! 
  • Make a Donation - under "Other" make sure to specify New England Youth Wind Ensembles.

The New England Youth Wind Ensemble is open to all New England high school students in grades 9 - 12. This type of wind ensemble provides a unique opportunity for all students. Each musician is challenged with significant responsibilities. The ensemble meets on Monday evenings from 6:45 to 9 p.m. in the Durgin Concert Hall at UMass Lowell. The ensemble begins at the end of January and rehearses through April, with an evening concert May 5, at 7:30 p.m. 

Auditions will take place from 3 - 8 p.m on Tuesday, January 13 or  Thursday, January 15. 

For more information contact Director Deb Huber at 978-934-4133.

Rehearsal Schedule 

Mondays: 6:45 to 9 p.m. January 26 - April 27
Note: our Dress Rehearsal on Monday May 4.  
(We will not rehearse in April on Patriot's Day)
Location: UMass Lowell Concert Hall  (or room 113 one or two nights)  

Concert Information

On May 5 students should arrive at 6:20 p.m., set up and tune. Sound check will follow with some rehearsal until 7:05 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Concert Dress: Ladies - all black.  Gents - black jacket & pants, black tie, black socks and shoes. White shirt.  If you have a tux, please wear it.


Our snow/inclement weather line is 978-934-2121. Rehearsal would be cancelled ONLY if UMass Lowell does not have school. Listen to WBZ radio (1030 AM) or T.V. channels: 4 (WBZ), 5 (WCVB), 7 (WHDH) or check the university's main website

Information about Symphonic Band Camp can be found on this page.