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Welcome to Wind and Percussion!

Undergraduate Degrees

Graduate Degrees


The performing ensembles offered to the students at UNC are many and diverse. Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Orchestra comprise our large instrumental ensembles. Our chamber music offerings include various woodwind, brass and percussion ensembles. Students from the wind and percussion area also participate in UNC’s Jazz Lab Bands and combos.

Wind and Percussion Faculty

  1. Gray Barrier, percussion
    Area Head
  2. John Adler, trumpet
  3. Jason Byrnes, tuba
  4. Andrew Dahlke, saxophone
  5. James Hall, flute
  6. Tristan Rennie, bassoon
  7. Marian Hesse, horn
  8. Lauren Jacobson, clarinet
  9. Richard Mayne, Associate Director of Bands
  10. Euridice Alvarez, oboe
  11. Kenneth Singleton, Director of Bands
  12. Nat Wickham, trombone, bass trombone and euphonium




Audition Information

  1. Specific audition and repertoire requirements are listed on the application available on the Admissions Page
  2. Auditions for Ensemble Placement take place in the Fall.

  2. Colorado All-State Band Festival
    April 3 - 5, 2014