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Join an Ensemble

For additional information regarding ensemble auditions, please contact the ensemble coordinator:

Max Frank

The University of Minnesota is planning to return to fully on-campus operations in Fall 2021. School of Music plans will be consistent with state guidance and public health considerations related to the pandemic as autumn draws closer. Social distancing and other safety considerations will be in accordance with the College of Liberal Arts and the University of Minnesota policies and protocols, alongside Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control recommendations.

School of Music ensembles are open to all students throughout the University. Some School of Music ensembles require an audition in order to register for the course, these requirements are noted in the ensemble descriptions along with meeting times. 

Find the ensemble that fits you:

Non-Auditioned Ensembles 

Ensembles that do not require an audition include; Campus Band, Gospel Choir, Campus SingersCampus Orchestra, Steel Pan EnsembleWorld Music Ensemble, West African Music Ensemble, and Javanese Gamelan. To join these ensembles, register for the course and attend the first class meeting.

Ensemble Auditions


Fall 2021 ensemble audition format is yet to be determined. Anticipated audition deadline is early September.

New and returning students are required to audition to be placed into an auditioned music ensemble for Fall 2021.


Ensemble auditions are organized by instrument:

Note: Fall 2021 excerpts and audition instructions will be updated this summer.
Submission Guidelines

This section will be updated after the audition format is determined.


Audition results will be communicated via email by the first day of classes.