Band and Orchestra Auditions - Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion

Audition Results for Unified Audition  
If you do not see your name listed, you will need to play the standard audition (even if you know you are assigned to Hindsley Band).

Note pick-up times for getting your music before the first rehearsal.

 

Note: There are two sets of auditions. 
The "Unified" audition, listed immediately below in the orange table, is for the upper two orchestras and upper two bands.
The "Standard" audition, in the blue table, is for the remaining concert bands. 

Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion 
Unified Auditions for Upper-Level Bands and Orchestras

University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra (TR 1:00-3:50 PM)
‡Illinois Wind Symphony (MW 1:00-3:50 PM)
University of Illinois Philharmonia Orchestra (MW 4:00-5:50 PM)
Illinois Wind Orchestra (TR 1:00-2:50 PM)

‡The IWS will perform in January, 2019 at the Illinois Music Educators Conference in Peoria. The roster will be based primarily on the results of the Fall placement audition.

Note: This 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.  Click on the Audition Time Block link.

Monday, August 27, 2018 – ALL MUSIC MAJORS Must Audition (BMUS and BME students)*
* = BA in Music majors and Non-music majors with all-state level profile are encouraged to audition for the upper ensembles.

UNIFIED AUDITIONS - for symphony orchestra, wind symphony, philharmonia orchestra & wind orchestra
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INSTRUMENT EXCERPTS - CLICK ON THE INSTRUMENT NAME FOR MUSIC

UNIFIED AUDITIONS TIME BLOCK /SIGN-UP
MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2018

WARM-UP AREA

AUDITION LOCATION

FLUTE 8:00 AM – 10:15 AM TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
OBOE 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
CLARINET 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
BASSOON 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
SAXOPHONE 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-FGH
HORN 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
TRUMPET 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM 2310 KCPA (ORR) KCPA-FGH
TENOR TROMBONE 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
BASS TROMBONE 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM TFT Green Room KCPA-TFT
EUPHONIUM | TUBA 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM MB Practice Rooms MBA
PERCUSSION 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM 2310 KCPA (ORR) KCPA-FGH

KCPA = Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
FGH = Foellinger Great Hall
MB = Music Building 
MBA = Music Building Auditorium
TFT = Tryon Festival Theatre


CONCERT BAND AUDITIONS FOR NON-MUSIC MAJORS (STANDARD AUDITION)

HINDSLEY SYMPHONIC BAND (T 3:00-4:20 PM and R 3:00-5:20 PM)
UNIVERSITY BAND (M 7:00-8:50 PM)   

STANDARD AUDITION - MUSIC: No specific excerpts are required.  All instruments audition on the following:
(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.).


TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2018 – WOODWINDS & PERCUSSION *

* = If you cannot audition at the time below, please contact Prof. Houser

AUDITION TIME BLOCK

REPORT TO BAND OFFICE IN HARDING BAND BUILDING (GROUND FLOOR - ROOM 141)

WARM-UP AREA

AUDITION LOCATION

2:30 - 4:30 PM and
7:00 - 9:00 PM

FLUTE  –  OBOE  –  BASSOON  –  CLARINET  –  SAXOPHONE  –  PERCUSSION

HBB 141

Check the Band Office for specific rooms.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2018 – BRASS *
* = If you cannot audition at the time below, please contact Prof. Houser

2:30 - 4:30 PM and
7:00 - 9:00 PM

TRUMPET  –  HORN  –  TROMBONE  –  EUPHONIUM  –  TUBA

 HBB 141

Check the Band Office for specific rooms.

HBB = Harding Band Building (1103 S. 6TH STREET, CHAMPAIGN)