Winds/Brass Auditions

All students 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. 

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.

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Symphony Orchestra Excerpts for Spring 2022

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

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Symphony Orchestra Excerpts

University Band Audition Excerpts for Spring 2022

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

University Band Excerpts (for non-majors interested in University Band only)