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Youth Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble

Key Information

Faculty Advisor: Fritz A. Kaenzig
Director: Yi-Ching Chen
Assistant Director: Evan Zegiel

Rehearsal Time: Saturdays, 12:00-2:00 PM

Rehearsal Location: Stearns Building, Room 201


The Youth Euphonium and Tuba Ensemble (YETE) was started in 2011 and is composed of junior high and high school euphonium and tuba players from the greater Southeast Michigan area. YETE students work with current U-M graduate and undergraduate tuba and euphonium students to strenghten their overall musicianship, learn new repertoire, and participate in collaborative music making with a diverse group of students from across Michigan.

2013-14 Schedule

Winter Term

  • Rehearsals: January 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Concerts: February 16, 1 PM (noon call), March 29, 12-2 (normal rehearsal time); Stearns Building Cady Room


All students going into 7-12th grade are eligible to apply. Students should bring their own instrument and mouthpiece to all rehearsals and performances to each rehearsal.

Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships

There is a non-refundable annual tuition of $150 per student. Payments may be made by check or money order payable to the University of Michigan. Need-based scholarships are availble; please visit the MYE Tuition, Fees, and Scholarship page for more information.


Interested students must complete the MYE online application and select YETE. Applications are released in January of each year.


No audition is required to join YETE.


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