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Ensemble Auditions—Spring

Spring 2023 Instrumental Auditions

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

Schedule (Revised January 5, 2022)

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.

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Audition schedule signups are available here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F45ABAB2BA1FD0-spring3

 

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 Monday evening, January 23rd, 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.

Auditions Schedule


Sunday, Jan. 15

3-5pm Saxophones (Recital Hall)
5-7pm Trombones (Recital Hall)

Monday, Jan. 16

No Auditions-Holiday

Tuesday, Jan. 17

2-4pm Trumpets (Glidden Hall 101)
7-8pm Tubas (Glidden Hall 101)
8-8:45pm Euphoniums (Glidden Hall 101)

Wednesday, Jan. 18

11:40am-12:50pm Horns (Glidden Hall Rm 476)
2-4pm Clarinets/Bass/Eb (Glidden Hall 101)

Thursday, Jan. 19

2-4pm Flutes (Recital Hall)

6:30-10pm Percussion (600c)

Friday, Jan. 20

2-2:30pm Oboes (Glidden 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.

All excerpts available here.

  • Piano/Keyboard/Harp — by division assignment

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 Monday, January 23.