Joining RIWE

Thank you for your interest in The Rhode Island Wind Ensemble!

If you are interested in playing with some very talented musicians, please consult our protocols and policies and then email us at Please include your name, city and state, phone number, email address, instrument, musical background, and anything else that you would like to share.


The Rhode Island Wind Ensemble currently has openings for talented adult musicians in the following areas:

  • Bassoon

  • Trumpet

  • French Horn

  • Trombone

  • Percussion

The Rhode Island Wind Ensemble will be starting rehearsals after Labor Day.  The Rhode Island Wind Ensemble rehearses on Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm at the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts at Rhode Island College in Providence (directions).


RIWE will be holding auditions for our 2019-2020 season on Thursday, September 5th from 5-9pm.  Please email if you are not currently a member and would like to schedule an audition.

Sub with us

If you are interested in occasionally subbing for members who need to miss a rehearsal, e-mail us at with your name and instrument, or fill out the following form and give it to a member.