Music Conservatory Program


Spring 2019

The first rehearsal of the Spring 2019 season is Monday, January 14, 2019 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Rehearsals continue each Monday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. in room C1 of the Fine Arts Center on the Summerville Campus of Augusta University. The address is 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904. 

The Spring 2019 concert will be on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 7 p.m.

There will be a required dress rehearsal on Sunday, March 24, 2019
from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Requirements

  1. To be in the Conservatory Wind Symphony, you must have been a member of the previous year All County, District, or All State Band (alternates accepted), or a member of the 2018 Conservatory Wind Symphony.
  2. If you don’t qualify with item #1, you must get a recommendation from your band director. You can have them email Kate Jenkins at consprog@augusta.edu.
  3. You must be able to attend all rehearsals on Monday nights: 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Cases of extreme illness OR scheduled events with your high school band will be excused.
  4. IF YOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN ANYTHING ELSE THAT WILL REQUIRE YOU TO MISS MORE THAN TWO OF THE SCHEDULED REHEARSALS, PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP. IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THESE ABSENCES CANNOT OCCUR DURING THE LAST TWO SCHEDULED REHEARSALS. NOTHING, EXCEPT FOR EXTREME ILLNESS OR DEATH IN THE FAMILY SHOULD PREVENT YOU FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE PERFORMANCE. Please check the rehearsal dates and the date of the performance before you decide to accept admittance into CWS. You must be willing to reserve the rehearsal dates and the concert date on your calendar and schedule everything else around it. Exceptions to this would be conflicts with your school band. No other excuses, i.e. jobs, athletic events, participation in other clubs, church events, etc. 

Auditions

If you are interested in the first chair position or sitting higher in the section, you will audition at the first rehearsal on Jan. 14th. If you do not want to audition you will be seated according to the information you supply on your registration form. 

Click here for the audition requirement details

Tuition

The tuition for participation in CWS is $95.00 per student. The tuition also includes a recording of the concert. There will be no admission charge for the concert. After you submit the registration form, there will be a link to our online payment system. You can pay the fee online, or you can pay it with cash or with a check. Checks need to be made out to "Augusta University" and be sure to include the student's name on the check. Cash and checks can be placed in an envelope and put into the "Conservatory Program" box which is located in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center near the kitchen.  

Fees must be paid by Monday, January 28th. After January 28th a $25 late fee will be added.

Location and Concert information

Rehearsals take place in the rehearsal hall (room C-1) of the Fine Arts Center, located on the Augusta University Summerville Campus

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA

The concert will be Monday March 25, 2019 7:00pm in the Maxwell Performing Art's Theatre.  It is free and open to the public.

 REGISTER FOR THE 2019 CONSERVATORY WIND SYMPHONY