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Winds/Brass Auditions

All new students who would like to participate in Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, and/or Symphonic Band need to audition. University Band will host placement auditions the first week of class (register to receive instructions from the instructor). 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.  

Spring 2018 Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band &
Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Instrument Date Time Location
Trombone Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Trumpet Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Clarinet Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Saxophone Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Bassoon Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Tuba/Euphonium Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Oboe Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
French Horn Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Flute Thursday, December 7, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85

Excerpts for Spring 2018

Alto Sax
Clarinet
Bassoon
Euphonium
Flute
Horn
Oboe
Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba

Audition Appointments

Audition appointments may be made only by filling out the form found here. Please email ensemble@umn.edu with any concerns.