String Auditions

All string players interested in joining University Symphony Orchestra need to audition. For 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. 

Spring 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 Friday, December 3rd, 2021 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.

String Excerpts for Spring 2022

Spring 2022 excerpts are the same as the excerpts for Fall 2021:

USO String Audition Excerpts