Audition excerpts for the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, as well as Jazz bands, are available below as .PDF files. If you would like to audition for any of these instrumental ensembles, please download and practice the PDF excerpts.
Auditions will be no more than 10 minutes in length. Each student is responsible for tempo, musicality, and style of each excerpt. It is strongly recommended that each auditioning student find and listen to recordings of the excerpts if possible.
If no specific excerpts are posted for your instrument, or you just couldn't get the audition material in advance, you may choose sections from a solo or an etude as your audition material. It would be appropriate to perform a section that shows your technique and a slow section that displays phrasing, tone quality and musical expression. We suggest only that you choose carefully so as to present what you do well, not what you have yet to learn.
We're still in the process of posting Fall 2013 excerpts. Please be patient. The links specify which excerpts are available for the upcoming auditions. The others should be updated soon.
Please visit the jazz band Audition Page
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