Wind Ensemble is open to all 8-12 woodwind, brass, and percussion students with prior experience in band. Wind Ensemble offers a more rigorous course of study in band literature. All students enrolled are required to learn the All-Cape/S.E. District audition piece for their particular instrument. All students in Wind Ensemble are strongly encouraged to audition for All-Cape and S.E. District. Marching Band is not a requirement for Wind Ensemble.In order to successfully complete this course, students must practice independently at home or after school. Students in Wind Ensemble are required to participate in two after school performances; the winter concert and spring concert in addition to other possible festivals and competitions.After-School/Evening Performances REQUIRED. Students must successfully audition for Wind Ensemble in the spring in order to be eligible to enroll for the following school year.