The Prairie Wind Ensemble, in residence at Illinois Central College, has announced auditions for the following sections: flute, clarinet, trumpet and percussion positions. 

The auditions will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22, at Illinois Central College.  The audition will consist of two contrasting excerpts, selected by the applicant, for a total time of 4-8 minutes. Percussionists who audition should prepare selections on snare drum and a mallet instrument.

Additionally, there will be a sight-reading component. 

The Prairie Wind Ensemble presents four concerts a season as listed on www.prairiewindensemble.com .

Deadline for audition inquiries is Monday, Aug. 19. 

Interested parties should contact Katrina Fitzpatrick, chairman of the PWE Board for specific audition information and setting up an audition time: katrina.fitzpatrick@mcusd709.org.