Winds/Brass Auditions

All students who would like to participate in University 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 this address  with any questions or concerns. 

Spring 2024 Audition Information

Spring 2024 winds/brass auditions for University Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, and Symphonic Band will take place in-person on December 12, 2023. University Band auditions will take place on December 7, 2023. See audition information below. 

Instrument Date  Time Room
Woodwinds and Brass: USO/UWE/SB Tuesday, December 12 12:00 - 2:30 PM Ferguson Hall 85
Woodwinds and Brass: University Band Thursday, December 7 7:00 - 9:00 PM  Ferguson Hall 95


To request an audition time, please fill out the audition sign up form. Course registration will occur upon completion of a successful audition.

Auditioned ensembles begin spring rehearsals the week of January 16, 2024.  

Students auditioning on woodwind and brass instruments should prepare one of two sets of audition materials:

University Wind Ensemble / University Symphony Orchestra

  • All instrumental music majors, music minors, and others interested in USO or UWE are required to prepare the USO/UWE packet.

Symphonic Band / University Band

  • All instrumental non-music majors interested in Symphonic Band (SB) or University Band (UB) should prepare the SB/UB packet.