Instrumental Ensemble Auditions
All instrumentalists must complete a short placement audition. All auditions are held in the Instrumental Rehearsal Hall (IRH), unless otherwise noted. In order to reserve an audition slot, please sign up for a time outside of the IRH during the first week of classes.
Excerpts 1-3: Bach, Bizet and Rimsky-Korsakov. All flutes prepare Bach and Bizet. Only those interested in principal for orchestra need to prepare the Rimsky-Korsakov.
Brahms Symphony 3 - play on Bb clarinet in bracketed section
Send an email if you are a bassoonist wishing to audition.
Lunde Sonata - play on your saxophone, whether alto, tenor or bari
all found in "Horn Players' Audition handbook" from the bookstore
Shostakovich Symphony 5: first movement tutti
Beethoven 3: trio, 2nd horn part
Trombone & Euphonium
All four excerpts: play only bracketed parts on indicated instruments. 2 marimba, 1 timpani, 1 snare.