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Ensemble Auditions—Spring

Spring 2022 Instrumental Auditions

Placement auditions for the spring semester will be held during the first week of classes.

Schedule (Revised December 23, 2021)

Placement auditions for the Spring semester for Symphonic Bands, Wind Symphony, and Symphony Orchestra will be held during the first week of classes. Note that some auditions may occur the weekend before classes begin.  Jazz ensemble auditions are held separately.

Sign Up

Audition schedule signups are available here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F45ABAB2BA1FD0-spring2

Also, please fill out the audition form to indicate any potential rehearsal conflicts: https://forms.gle/LsuqKxUmMtcD917F8

Winds and Percussion: All students wishing to audition for Symphonic Bands, Wind Symphony, or Symphony Orchestra should prepare the following excerpts. There is no audition required to participate in University Band (MUS 2512/5512); students who are interested in University Band should attend the first rehearsal on Tuesday evening, January 18th, at 7:00 pm in Glidden 101.

Strings: 
NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO STRING RE-AUDITIONS. NEW STUDENTS SHOULD EITHER CONTACT DR. ROCHA DIRECTLY OR ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS. 
Music majors auditioning for Symphony Orchestra should prepare the following excerpts. Non-majors auditioning for Symphony Orchestra or Campus Orchestra may alternatively choose to perform a short selection of their choice, and/or scales. Students who wish to only be considered for Campus Orchestra may attend its first rehearsal, Tuesdays 7-9pm in Glidden 494.

Piano, Harp, Keyboard: Assigned by department.

Ohio University Instrumental Large Ensemble Auditions

  • Signup is required
  • All auditions are in the Glidden Recital Hall unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, January 9

  • 1-3pm Flute/Piccolo
  • 5-7pm Trombones
  • 7-9pm Saxophones

Monday, January 10

  • 11:40am-12:50pm Horns (Glidden Hall Rm 476)
  • 2-4pm Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Eb Clarinet
  • 6-7pm Tuba
  • 7-8pm Euphonium

Tuesday, January 11

  • 2-4pm Trumpet

Wednesday, January 12

  • 2-3pm Oboe (Glidden Hall Rm 101)

 Thursday, January 13

  • 6:30-10pm Percussion (Glidden Hall Rm 101)

Excerpts

Click your instrument to access PDF copies of the audition excerpts. Applied faculty may have additional works to prepare and/or sight-reading.

Transposed parts should be played in the correct keys unless otherwise instructed. Prepare first parts (upper division) unless otherwise indicated.

Audition Results:

Results will be available and the end of the first week of classes. All concert bands and orchestral ensembles will begin regular rehearsal schedules on Tuesday, January 18th.