The College of Arts and Architecture

Ensemble Auditions

Choirs

For Concert Choir, Glee Club, Oriana Singers, University Choir, and Women's Chorale

Monday, January 12 - Wednesday, January 14, 2015

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

You do not need to prepare anything in advance. Your vocal range will be tested, and your sightsinging and tonal memory skills will be assessed.

Sign up for an audition time on the bulletin board outside of 106 Music Building I. All auditions will take place in 106.

Note: There are alto and bass openings only in Concert Choir.

For Essence of Joy

There are no openings in Essence of Joy for the spring 2015 semester. Please consider auditioning with us next fall.


Opera Theatre: Please access Opera Theatre Auditions.


Concert Bands

For Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band:

Monday, January 12 - Friday, January 16, 2015

An audition is required. Auditions consist of 4-5 minutes of music of your choice (solo, etude, excerpts, or whatever you feel best demonstrates your performing ability) and sight reading. It is recommended that you prepare two contrasting selections, one lyrical and expressive, the other more technical and virtuosic.

Sign up for an audition time on the bulletin board outside of 103 Music Building II.

Note: Those who audition for Symphonic Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Band, but who are not placed in one of these ensembles, will be considered for Concert Band. These students do not need to play a second audition.

For Concert Band:

Please click on this link to schedule a Concert Band audition with Dr. Bundy.


Orchestras

For Philharmonic Orchestra

Monday, January 12 - Friday, January 16, 2015

Sign up for audition time on the bulletin board outside of 104 Music Building II. Please prepare two contrasting selections from two different works. In addition, you will be asked to sight-read a section from a standard orchestral piece.

All auditions will take place in 104.

For Campus Orchestra

Auditions for all instruments will take place the first week of classes. Sign up for a time on the bulletin board outside of 104 Music Building II. Please prepare two contrasting pieces of your choice.


Jazz Bands and Combos

For Centre Dimensions, Inner Dimensions, Outer Dimensions, and Combos

Monday, January 12           3:30 -5:00 p.m.  saxophones

                                      5:00-6:30 p.m.   trumpets     

Tuesday, January 13           3:30-5:00 p.m.   trombones

                                      5:00-6:30 p.m.    all rhythm section instruments
                         
                                      6:30- 8:00 p.m.   combos
       
All auditions occur in 128 Music Building II. No prepared piece is needed.