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Youth Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble

Key Information

Faculty Advisor: Fritz A. Kaenzig
Co-Directors: Brendan Ige & John West

Rehearsal Time: Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 PM

Rehearsal Location: Moore Building, Room 2044


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 strengthen their overall musicianship, learn new repertoire, and participate in collaborative music making with a diverse group of students from across Michigan.

2015-16 Schedule

Fall Concert

  • Rehearsals: September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19,
  • Concert: November 22; 3:00 PM; Hankinson Rehearsal Hall.

Winter Concert

  • Rehearsals: January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11
  • Concert: February 14; 5:00 PM; Stamps Auditorium. Joint Performance with UMETE (University of Michigan Euphonium and Tuba Ensemble)

Spring Concert

  • Rehearsals: February 25, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 14, 21, 28
  • Concert: May 1; 3:00 PM; Hankinson Rehearsal Hall.



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 Scholarship

There is a non-refundable annual tuition of $185 per student.For students who participate in any other Michigan Youth Ensembles programs, iMpact! percussion ensemble tuition is discounted to $142.50. 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 should complete the MYE online application and select YETE as their ensemble.


No audition is required to join YETE.


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