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Large Ensemble Placement Auditions

Here you'll find info on large ensemble placement auditions for Fall 2021 and links to specific excerpts for those auditions. Info will be updated throughout the fall/winter.

Fall 2021 Ensemble Audition Dates, Times, and Locations*

Musical Excerpts


  • Trumpet: Monday, August 16th, 6:00pm-8:30pm, Edge Hall
  • Horn: Saturday, August 14th, starting at 9am, Edge Hall
  • Euphonium: Sunday, August 15, starting at 4pm, Choral Suite
  • Tuba: Sunday, August 15, starting at 4pm, Choral Suite
  • Tenor Trombone: Sunday, August 15th, beginning at 1 pm, Choral Suite
  • Bass Trombone: Sunday, August 15th, beginning at 1 pm, Choral Suite



  • Percussion: 



  • Viola: Tuesday, August 17, 2:00-3:30pm, Choral Suite
    • Violas should all prepare Berlioz Roman Carnival, from pickup to 3 after [1] to 8 after [3], Mozart Symphony 35 1st page and last movement ms 134-[E]. Those auditioning for the principal seat or the front of the section should also prepare the solo from Ravel Mother Goose Suite Mvt. V trom [2] through [4]. 
  • ViolinTuesday, August 17, 7:30pm, Room 521 
  • Excerpt 1.  Tchaikovsky Overture to the Nutcracker. top part. complete page

    Excerpt 2. Mozart Symphony No.39 finale, measures 105-139

    Excerpt 3. Mozart Symphony No.39 2nd movement. opening 5 lines with NO REPEATS.

  • Cello: Tuesday, August 17, 12:45 pm, Room 521
  • Double Bass: Tuesday, August 17, 2:00 pm, Room 521



  • Oboe: August 16, Time/Location TBD
  • Clarinet: 
  • Bassoon: Monday, August 16th, 530-7 pm, Room 308 
  • Saxophone: Sunday, August 15th, 4-6pm, Room 521 (Rep will be emailed in July)
  • Flute: Sunday, August 15th, 2-4pm, Room 521 

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