Below you will find information on ensembles holding auditions at the beginning of the spring 2017 semester, including how to sign up for them and required repertoire excerpts. Not all ensembles require auditions, and a few ensembles hold auditions for registered students during the first few classes. Please see the Ensembles page to browse a complete list of ensembles.

There are no string auditions for a rotation in any ensembles in the spring semester. There are also no vocal auditions for choirs or the Butler Opera Center in the spring semester.

Brass, Wind, & Percussion Auditions

For the spring 2017 semester, auditions will be held for Wind Symphony and Symphony Band only. The rotation of musicians for the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and New Music Ensemble were set for the full academic year based on auditions held prior to the fall semester. All auditions will be held in Bates Recital Hall. Please see the brass, wind, and percussion excerpts for required audition materials.

Audition Schedule

Tuesday, January 17

Flute 8:30 – 10 am
Tuba/Euphonium 10 – 11:30 am
Clarinet 12:30 – 2 pm
Oboe 2 – 3 pm
Trumpet 3 – 4 pm

Wednesday, January 18

Trombone 8:30 – 10 am
Saxophone 10 – 11:30 am
Horn 12:30 – 2 pm
Bassoon 2 – 3 pm
Percussion 3 – 4 pm

Thursday, January 19

Make Up Auditions 8:30 – 10 am

Please complete the sign-up form by January 15 to be considered for Wind Symphony or Symphony Band.

Longhorn Concert Bands

The first class meetings for Longhorn Concert Bands will be on Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18. The course syllabus and audition materials will be distributed during the first class.

Placement auditions will be held during class time on Thursday, January 19 and Monday, January 23.

Audition Excerpts 

Brass, Wind & Percussion

Bass Trombone