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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Concert Bands

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Minnesota State University, Mankato offers many different instrumental ensembles for all to participate in.  The Symphonic Band is a non-audition group that performs a wide variety of music and rehearses twice a week.  The Concert Wind Ensemble is our audition based select ensemble, performing music from all across the world and from many different styles.  The CWE rehearses four days a week.  For more information click below.


Concert Wind Ensemble

Symphonic Band


Auditions for membership in Minnesota State, Mankato Performing Ensembles

Ensemble auditions are held on the first week of the fall semester for freshmen and transfer students.  Please see the appropriate ensemble director to sign up for an audition time.

Concert Bands         Dr. Amy Roisum Foley, PA 229, 389-2795,

Instrumental Auditions: Prepare two contrasting sections of a solo, solos, or etudes. (Consult your band or orchestra director if you are unsure of appropriate repertory). For more information see Dr. Amy Roisum-Foley, PA 229.