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Philharmonia Winds

Wind ensemble for high-school and advanced middle-school students


Philharmonia Winds is for motivated students who want a challenging repertoire experience in a positive and encouraging environment. Philharmonia performs twice annually: fall and spring.

Download the 2018–19 Philharmonia Winds handbook (PDF).

Philharmonia Winds

Tuition per yearRehearsal locationRehearsal schedule
$195 for HCD private-lesson students/$575 for othersBliss Music RoomSaturdays, 9−11 a.m.
A $25 registration fee may apply.


Auditions for this academic-year ensemble are held annually in June. At the audition, students are expected to perform scales, a solo or etudes demonstrating current skill level, and sight-read a piece (provided at the audition).

Our Audition Festival page provides specific age/instrument appropriate guidance on the requirements. While you should consult with your teacher about appropriate repertoire, please feel free to contact us with questions about audition guidelines and expectations.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at 860.768.4451 or