Jazz, opera, choir, and string students
Audition for ensemble placement once for the whole academic year; these auditions take place in the first week of fall classes.
Brass, Woodwind and percussion students
Audition at the beginning of each semester.
Brass, Woodwinds & Percussion
(for ensembles in rotation)
New Music Ensemble (M W F 12-2pm)
Symphony Orchestra (M W F 12-2pm)
Wind Ensemble (M W F 12-2pm)
Wind Symphony (M W F 2-4pm)
All music majors auditioning for ensembles are required to take the rotation audition. Non-majors also have the option of taking the rotation audition, however they are not required to. Non-majors wishing to audition only for Symphony Band can find more information in the Symphony Band section.
All auditions will take place in the Band Hall 2.114.
To view required audition excerpts, click on your instrument in the schedule below.
Audition Schedule (subject to change)
Monday, November 22
Monday, November 29
Wednesday, December 1
Register for an audition by Monday, November 15 at 5pm.
M W F 2-4pm
All University of Texas students are eligible to audition for Symphony Band; being a music major is not a requirement.
Students interested in auditioning for only Symphony Band should prepare and perform one excerpt of their choosing from the rotation audition packet for your instrument.
Wednesday, December 1 6:30-9pm
Band Hall 2.114
T Th 7-8:30pm
All University of Texas students are eligible to audition for University Orchestra; being a music major is not a requirement.
All auditioning students should prepare a brief solo excerpt. The solo can be the exposition of the first movement of a concerto or comparable excerpt, approximately 2 to 2.5 minutes in length. Performers should also prepare and perform all excerpts for their instrument from the audition packet. Not all excerpts will be asked for in the audition, but students should prepare all of them for their instrument.
Should you have any questions about the University Orchestra spring auditions, please contact email@example.com.
Sunday, January 16
Orchestra Room (MRH 2.118)