Band and Orchestra Auditions - Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion

Audition Results

 

(1) ADVANCED AUDITION for the upper-level bands and orchestras (see orange block below):

University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra (TR 1:00-3:50 PM)
Illinois Wind Symphony (MW 1:00-3:50 PM) 
The IWS will perform in January, 2019 at the ILMEA conference in Peoria. The roster will be based primarily on the results of the Fall placement audition.
Philharmonia Orchestra (MW 4:00-5:50 PM)
Wind Orchestra (TR 1:00-2:50 PM)

(2) STANDARD AUDITION for the following concert bands (see blue block below):

Hindsley Symphonic Band (MW 4:00-5:50 PM)
University Band (M 7:00-8:50 PM) 
Campus Band (W 7:00-8:50 PM)

The ADVANCED Audition requires specific repertoire excerpts. Links to the excerpts are embedded below in the instrument names.
Please sign-up for a 5-minute audition time by clicking on the Audition Time Block link.

ADVANCED AUDITION = for Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Philharmonia Orchestra & Wind Orchestra
Sunday and Monday, January 13-14, 2019 - all Music Majors must audition (DMA, MM, BMUS, BME). 
BA majors and Non-music majors with all-state level profile are encouraged to audition for the upper ensembles.

KCPA = Krannert Center    |   FGH = Foellinger Great Hall   |   SMITH = Smith Memorial Hall   |   TFT = Tryon Festival Theatre

Audition Excerpts (click on instrument)

Time Block

WARM-UP AREA

AUDITION LOCATION

FLUTE Monday: 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM  113 SMITH SMITH-Recital Hall (114)
OBOE Monday: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM   TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
CLARINET Monday: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM   TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
BASSOON Sunday: 4:30 - 6:30 PM  TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
SAXOPHONE Monday: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM  113 SMITH SMITH-Recital Hall (114)
HORN Monday: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
TRUMPET Sunday: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
TENOR TROMBONE Sunday: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
BASS TROMBONE Sunday: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
EUPHONIUM  Monday: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM 113 SMITH SMITH-Recital Hall (114)
TUBA Monday: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM 113 SMITH SMITH-Recital Hall (114)
PERCUSSION Sunday: 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM 2310 KCPA (ORR) KCPA-FGH

 

STANDARD AUDITION = for Hindsley Symphonic Band, University Band & Campus Band
Wednesday and Thursday, January 16-17, 2019 in the Harding Band Building (HBB). 
We have a band for everyone!

You do not need to sign-up in advance for this audition.

STANDARD AUDITION MUSIC - Non-Music Majors:
A. Non-music majors audition on the following music:                                                    
(1) a chromatic scale demonstrating the full range of your instrument
(2) two major scales of your choice, and
(3) a two-minute prepared work of your choice (solo, etude, excerpt, etc.).  

STANDARD AUDITION MUSIC -  Music Majors:

B. Music majors audition on the Advanced Audition excerpts.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019 – WOODWINDS AND PERCUSSION   
NOTE: If you cannot audition at the time below, please contact
Prof. Houser

AUDITION TIME BLOCK
 

REPORT TO BAND OFFICE IN HARDING BAND BUILDING TO SIGN IN FIRST - GROUND FLOOR 

WARM-UP AREA

AUDITION LOCATION
Harding Band Building = 1103 S. 6th Street, Champaign

3:00-5:00 PM
and
7:00 - 9:00 PM

FLUTES –  OBOES – BASSOONS 
CLARINETS  –  SAXOPHONES  
PERCUSSION  

HBB Practice Rooms - 2nd floor

FLUTES –  HBB 146 
OBOES/BASSOONS  –  HBB 128
CLARINETS  –  HBB 167
SAXOPHONES  –  HBB 261
PERCUSSION – HBB 141

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019 – BRASS   
NOTE = If you cannot audition at the time below, please contact
Prof. Houser.

AUDITION TIME BLOCK

REPORT TO BAND OFFICE IN HARDING BAND BUILDING TO SIGN IN FIRST - GROUND FLOOR 

WARM-UP AREA

AUDITION LOCATION
Harding Band Building = 1103 S. 6th Street, Champaign

3:00-5:00 PM
and
7:00 - 9:00 PM

TRUMPETS  –  HORNS  – TROMBONES  
EUPHONIUMS – TUBAS  

 HBB Practice Rooms - 2nd floor

TRUMPETS  –  HBB 132
HORNS  –  HBB 146
TROMBONES  –  HBB 167
EUPHONIUMS/TUBAS - HBB 141