Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble provides dedicated players the opportunity to prepare and perform challenging band literature. The ensemble is open by audition to students in grades 10-12. Wind Ensemble rehearses weekly and performs in November and March of each year. 

Auditions for Wind Ensemble are held each spring for the following academic year.

Apparel Store

The apparel store is now open. Orders are due by Monday, October 31st.

Apparel Store


Concert Tickets on sale Monday, October 31st

  • $8, general admission
  • Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 12:30-5:30 p.m.
    • 920-832-6749
    • Music Drama Center, 420 E. College Ave. Appleton

    • Purchase Tickets Online

      • Online ticketing will open at 1:00 p.m. on October 31st


2016-17 Dress Rehearsal and Concert Dates

Dress Rehearsal Date Saturday, November 19, 2016
Dress Rehearsal Time 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Dress Rehearsal Location Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Concert Date Saturday, November 19, 2016
Concert Time 7:00 p.m.
Concert Location Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Dress Rehearsal Date Friday, March 17, 2017
Dress Rehearsal Time 7:15 - 9:00 p.m.
Dress Rehearsal Location Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Concert Date Saturday, March 18, 2017
Concert Time 7:00 p.m.
Concert Location Lawrence Memorial Chapel


Michael Ross

Rehearsal Dates - Mondays
September 19 - November 14
January 2 - March 13

Rehearsal Times
7:15-9:15 p.m.

Rehearsal Location
Shattuck Room 163, Lawrence Conservatory


Academy Guidelines


  • Students will be assigned a folder with music that must be brought to every rehearsal. Students should also bring a pencil with them to rehearsal.
  • All folders and music are the property of the Lawrence Academy of Music and should be returned at the end of each semester or when the student leaves the ensemble.
  • Lost or damaged music will be billed the cost of the complete score. 
  • Trumpet and trombone players will need a straight mute
  • Percussionists will receive a list of suggested sticks and mallets

Concert Uniform

  • Students should wear all black or black bottoms and a white shirt; no jeans, tennis shoes or excessive jewelry.
  • If a student wishes to wear a tie, they must wear it with a collared white long-sleeved shirt. Students may also wear suits or black sport coats.
  • Skirts/dresses should be knee length or longer when seated and non-patterned.

Electronics Policy

Cell phones, iPods, electronic readers, and other electronic devices are strictly prohibited during ensemble rehearsals and back stage during concerts.   If a family emergency takes place during a rehearsal or concert, please contact the ensemble manager.

The institution will comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and DPI's Nondiscrimination Provision for all students.

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