Audition requirements for most ensembles are outlined below. Non-majors interested in participating in music ensembles are encouraged and welcomed to follow the guidelines listed below. If you still have questions, please contact the appropriate faculty listed below for more information.
Chorale (MUSC 122) and Chamber Singers (MUSC 121) will hold online auditions Friday, August 21 and Monday, August 24. Auditions are not required for Treble and Bass Clef Choirs (MUSC 132). Email Gerrit Scheepers at email@example.com for more information.
For information about auditioning for Jazz Band or Jazz Ensemble, contact Kevin Eisensmith: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auditions are required for all students wishing to participate in Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and Symphony Orchestra. For spring 2021, auditions will occur through recorded video submission.
Woodwind, Brass, and String auditions are due Friday, December 4, by 5:00 p.m.
For Percussion audition information and timeline, contact Professor Kingan: email@example.com
Prepare the required materials for your specific instrument:
All stringed instruments
Fill out the audition form to submit your YouTube link
Submit your audition as an unlisted YouTube video (instructions on making your video unlisted)
following these guidelines:
Try to find a recording of the musical selection(s) as a reference
Learn it like you love music
Submit a video you sharing your music making
And, let us find a place where that love of music making can be nurtured
Before submitting a video, please make sure you have time in your schedule to participate in the ensemble in which you wish to be placed. Click here for ensemble rehearsal times.
If you have any specific questions for individual ensembles, please contact the following:
Wind Ensemble: Professor Tim Paul, firstname.lastname@example.org
Symphony Band: Professor Jason Worzbyt, email@example.com
Symphony Orchestra: Professor Alex Dee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wind Ensemble (MUSC 131): TR 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.; W 12:25–2:15 p.m.Symphony Band (MUSC 123): MW 3:45–5:15 p.m.Symphony Orchestra (MUSC 129): MW 7:30–9:30 p.m.