Youth are the Winds of Change
NOMA WINDS is Sonoma State University Department of Music's premier Youth Wind Ensemble.
NOMA WINDS offers Sonoma County-wide high school instrumentalists an opportunity for a rich cultural and educational experience. Music students currently enrolled in a band program or those who don’t have a program at their school are welcome. All currently and recently graduated high school wind, brass, and percussionists are invited to participate.
NOMA WINDS participants will engage in Small Ensemble Performances -- including clinics, MasterClasses and sectional coaching provided by the finest Sonoma State University faculty, students and pre-professionals currently enrolled in the California Teacher Credential Program for Music Education.
NOMA WINDS repertoire includes a diverse selection of literature including relevant, new, classic, reachable and challenging.
There is no fee and no audition required for NOMA WINDS members.
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The NOMA WINDS season runs from September 19th, 2019 to April 13th, 2020, with weekly Monday evening rehearsals at the Green Music Center, Room 1028 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Consistent attendance is mandatory.
Monday, December 16, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall in the Green Music Center
Monday, April 13, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall in the Green Music Center
For up to date information and to inquire, check back here or email NOMA WINDS program director Dr. Kim Mieder at Mieder@sonoma.edu