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Winds/Brass Auditions

All students who would like to participate in Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, University Band and/or Symphonic Band need to audition. For Campus Bands and Campus Orchestras, simply register and attend the first class meeting to take the class.

​​​​​​Auditions are seven minutes in length and consist of required excerpts and sight reading.  

Fall 2020 Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band & University Symphony Orchestra Winds Auditions

Fall auditions will be held via recorded submission due by Monday, August 31, 2020 at 8:00am.  More information about the recording and submission process will be posted here in early July. 

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Symphony Orchestra Excerpts for Fall 2020

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Symphony Orchestra Excerpts will be posted here in early July.
Note: Audition excerpts are password-protected. You will receive the password upon signing up for an audition.

Fall 2020 University Band Audition Schedule 

Fall auditions will be held via recorded submission due by Monday, August 31, 2020 at 8:00am.  More information about the recording and submission process will be posted here in early July. 

University Band Audition Excerpts for Fall 2020

University Band Excerpts will be posted here in early July.
Note: Audition excerpts are password-protected. You will receive the password upon signing up for an audition.

Audition Appointments

Audition appointments may be made only by completing the audition appointment form posted here in early July. Please contact us by email at ensemble@umn.edu with any concerns.