Spring 2023 Concert Ensemble Audition Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

WHAT: Spring semester 2023 auditions for both ensemble placement and part placement in Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony and Concert Band.

WHO:
  • Any university students who wish to audition for either Wind Ensemble or Wind Symphony
  • ALL students currently performing in Wind Symphony in Fall 2022
  • ALL students receiving a University Band Grant during the 2022-2023 academic year (not currently enrolled in Wind Ensemble).

Please note, students who do not fall into any of these three categories may enroll to play in the University Concert Band without audition.

WHEN: Auditions will take place starting on Monday, November 28 and conclude on Friday, December 2.
Instrument Audition Date & Time
Flutes / Double Reeds T 11/29 -- 1:30-3:30pm
Clarinets W 11/30 -- 3:30-5:00pm
Saxophones Th 12/1 -- 1:30-3:00pm
Trumpets M 11/28 -- 3:30-5:00pm
Horns Th 12/1 -- 3:00-4:00pm
Trombones / Euphoniums F 12/2 -- 3:30-4:30pm
Tubas T 11/29 -- 3:30-4:00pm
Make-ups F 12/2 -- 4:30-5:30pm

Sign-up sheets for individual time slots will be posted on the Wehr Band Hall Office windows on Monday, November 14.

HOW: Students will perform both the short lyrical and short technical exercises provided.  If students need assistance in preparing the excerpts they should contact Dr. Boswell or one of the band graduate assistants.
QUESTIONS: If students have any general questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Snow or Dr. Boswell.
SPECIAL NOTE: Percussionists will not be auditioning through this process.  Please contact Dr. Snow or Dr. Boswell directly.

 

AUDITION EXCERPTS