Audition Information for Spring Bands and Orchestras

There are two sets of auditions. The "Unified" audition, listed immediately below, is for the upper two orchestras and upper two bands. The "Standard" audition is for the remaining three bands. 

Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion
Unified Auditions for upper level Bands and Orchestras 
University Symphony Orchestra (TR 1:00-3:50 pm)
Wind Symphony (MW 1:00-3:50 PM)
Philharmonia Orchestra (MW 4:05-5:55 PM)
Wind Orchestra (TR 1:00-2:50 PM)

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.

TUESDAY, January 16, 2018 – ALL MUSIC MAJORS Must Audition*
* = Non-music majors with all-state level profile are encouraged to audition 

Audition Time Block /Sign-Up

 

 Instrument Excerpts and Audition Location

Warm-up Area

    1:00 PM – 3:15 PM

 

CLARINET: KCPA-FGH

No Space available in KCPA, Use MB Practice Rooms

     12:00 - 2:15 PM

 

OBOE: Music Building Auditorium, Lower Level Entrance

Use MB Practice Rooms  

    10:00 AM – 12:45 PM

 

TENOR TROMBONE: KCPA-FGH
BASS TROMBONE: KCPA-FGH

No Space available in KCPA, Use MB Practice Rooms

     9:45 AM – 12:00 Noon

 

SAXOPHONE: Harding Band Building

HBB Practice Rooms

      8:00 AM  9:30 AM

 

BASSOON: KCPA-FGH

No Space available in KCPA, Use MB Practice Rooms

      8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

 

FLUTE: Music Building Auditorium, Lower Level Entrance

Use MB Practice Rooms

     6:00 PM – 8:45 PM

 

TRUMPET:  Music Building Auditorium, Lower Level Entrance

Use MB Practice Rooms

      6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

  

PERCUSSION (non-UI ensembles): KCPA-FGH

No Space available in KCPA, Use MB Practice Rooms

      6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

  

PERCUSSION: KCPA-FGH

No Space available in KCPA, Use MB Practice Rooms

      3:45 PM – 5:30 PM

 

EUPHONIUM | TUBA: KCPA-FGH

No Space available in KCPA, Use MB Practice Rooms

      2:45 PM – 5:00 PM

 

HORN: Music Building Auditorium, Lower Level Entrance

Use MB Practice Rooms

 

Concert Band Auditions for Non-Music Majors  (Standard Audition)

Hindsley Symphonic Band (TR 3:00-4:50 PM)
Campus Band (M 4:30-6:20 PM)
University Band (M 7:00-8:50 PM)   

No specific excerpts are required.

Woodwinds, brass, and percussionists audition on the following: a chromatic scale demonstrating the full range of your instrument, two major scales of your choice, and a two-minute prepared work of your choice (solo, etude, excerpt, etc.). 

WEDNESDAY, January 17, 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

Warm-up Area

  4:00-9:00 PM (Tentative)

FLUTE  –  OBOE  –  BASSOON  –  CLARINET  –  SAXOPHONE  –  PERCUSSION

HBB 141

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 – BRASS *
* = If you cannot audition at the time below, please contact Prof. Houser

4:00-9:00 PM (Tentative)

TRUMPET  –  HORN  –  TROMBONE  –  EUPHONIUM  –  TUBA

HBB 141

KCPA-FGH = Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Foellinger Great Hall
MBA = Music Building Auditorium
HBB = Harding Band Building