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Charlotte Youth Trumpet Ensemble

 2022-23 CYTE Season Announcement

The 2022-23 CYTE season will begin in early November. See below for information regarding auditions and rehearsal scheduling:

Auditions - Auditions and an information session will take place on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 3 PM in Robinson Hall. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend the info session, which will begin at 3 PM. Audition repertoire should be one etude or solo of the student’s choice that demonstrates their technical and musical abilities as well as 3 scales (Bb major, G major, and chromatic – all three across the student’s full range). All-State or All-District etudes/solos may be used. If you are unsure of what repertoire to use, please contact Dr. Millard at Register to audition at the link below.

*If you are unable to attend the audition but would like to be a part of CYTE, please send Dr. Millard an email at

Eligibility - The Charlotte Youth Trumpet Ensemble is open to any high school trumpet players in North and South Carolina (home school students are welcome to join as well). There are NO FEES to participate in the ensemble and all students, regardless of ability level, are encouraged to audition/participate.

Rehearsal Schedule - Rehearsals will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:00 PM. Rehearsals will begin on November 9 through December 14 and resume January 4 through February 8, 2023. Rehearsals will meet in Robinson Hall (UNC Charlotte Campus)

Charlotte Youth Trumpet Ensemble wins 2nd Place at National Trumpet Competition

Congratulations to the Charlotte Youth Trumpet Ensemble on winning 2nd place at the National Trumpet Competition in the High School Ensemble Division. The group recorded Erik Morales' "Cityscapes" this year and submitted their video in the spring as part of the competition which was hosted entirely virtually this year. The ensemble will receive an award of $1,000 for their accomplishment. We are incredibly proud of the work that these dedicated young musicians into their craft! Enjoy the video of their performance!

Charlotte Youth Trumpet Ensemble Performs "Infinite Ascent" by Erik Morales

CYTE Green performs Conquest
CYTE Gold performs Sketches on a Genevan Psalter
The Mass Ensemble performs the Finale from "Firebird"
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