Percussion Auditions

All percussionists 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. Please contact us by email at ensemble@umn.edu with any questions or concerns. 

Fall 2022 Audition Submission Instructions

Record a video of yourself playing the required audition materials in a single take and upload it to YouTube as an unlisted video (no other video hosting services or file formats will be accepted).  A recording made using your smartphone or computer webcam will suffice. Please submit a link to the video using the submission form found here.  Audition submissions are due by Wednesday, August 31st at 8:00am. 

Audition Video Submission Form

Visit the YouTube help page for assistance with uploading your video to YouTube. Please email ensemble@umn.edu with any concerns.

University Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and University Symphony Orchestra Excerpts for Fall 2022

All instrumental music majors, music minors, and students interested in USO, UWE, and/or SB are required to prepare all USO/UWE/SB excerpts.

Fall 2022 UWE/USO/SB Audition Excerpts

The password to open the audition excerpt files is fall2022

University Band Audition Excerpts for Fall 2022

All instrumental students interested in UB, prepare the UB excerpts only.

Fall 2022 University Band Audition Excerpts

The password to open the audition excerpt files is fall2022