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.

For any questions regarding auditions, please contact the corresponding ensemble director: Dr. Timothy McGarvey for Wind Ensemble, or Dr. Armenio Suzano for Symphony Orchestra.


Audition Excerpts

Violin

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Viola

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Cello/Bass

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Flute

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Oboe

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Clarinet

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Bassoon

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Saxophone

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Horn

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Trumpet

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.

Trombone

Bernstein: "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts. 

Euphonium

Holst: "Second Suite in F." Play all bracketed parts. (Both bass and treble parts are included.)

Tuba

Holst: "Second Suite in F." Play all bracketed parts.

Percussion

Holst and Bernstein: "Second Suite in F" and "Overture to Candide." Play all bracketed parts.