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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 separate auditions during the first week of class (see below for audition information). 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 2018 Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band &
Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Instrument Date Time Location
Trombone Tuesday, September 4, 2018 1:30 pm-3:30 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Trumpet Tuesday, September 4, 2018 3:30 pm-6:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Clarinet Wednesday, September 5, 2018 9:00 am-12:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Saxophone Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:00 pm-3:30 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 225
Bassoon Wednesday, September 5, 2018 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 225
Tuba/Euphonium Wednesday, September 5, 2018 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 225
Oboe Thursday, September 6, 2018 1:20 pm-3:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Horn Thursday, September 6, 2018 3:00 pm-4:30 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Flute Thursday, September 6, 2018 5:00 pm-8:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Room 85

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Symphony Orchestra Excerpts for Fall 2018

Excerpts for Fall 2018 auditions will be posted here in early July. 

Fall 2018 University Band Audition Schedule 

Instrument Date Time Location
All instruments Thursday, September 6, 2018 7:00 pm-10:00 pm Ferguson Hall, Rooms 81 and 95

University Band Audition Excerpts for Fall 2018

Excerpts for University Band auditions will be posted here in early July. 

Audition Appointments

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