The Punk ensemble will study and perform repertoire inspired by such groups as The Ramones, The Misfits, The Stooges, Husker Du etc. Classic Punk, contemporary trends and original repertoire will be considered each semester. Students will be expected to assimilate social/cultural ramifications of the music and its application to contemporary music. Core instrumentation is typically guitar(s), bass, drums and vocals. All other instrumentalists are welcome to audition.
2013 PUNK ENSEMBLE AUDITION INFO:
Go to the following Youtube links and prepare the selections to the best of your ability. (Each applicant’s individual strengths will be considered on a case-by-case basis.):
The Ramones – Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
Misfits – I Turned Into A Martian
Let the instructor know if you sing lead (or backup)…and if you play more than one instrument.
For any questions regarding the Punk Ensemble audition process, please contact: Peter.Schimke@mcnallysmith.edu