Ensembles

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The School of Music invites all university students to participate in its ensembles. Some ensembles have open enrollment (no audition required) and... 

You need not be a music major to be involved!

Our ensembles include large bands, orchestras, and choirs at every level of ability, as well as a number of smaller chamber opportunities for vocalists, instrumentalists and composers. Whether you are an experienced performer or a hobbyist, we have a group for you! Explore the opportunities for non-majors.

Auditions

Auditions are held during the first week of autumn semester classes; some are held the day before classes begin. Rehearsals begin the following week.

Concert band auditions for spring 2017 will take place December 4 - 7, 2016.

  • For concert bands, choral ensembles, jazz ensembles/combos/instruction, and Symphony Orchestra (violins and violas), sign-up sheets for autumn auditions are posted on the bulletin boards in the Weigel Hall backstage hallway, across from the first floor elevator, prior to autumn semester. All orchestral instrumentalists: visit "Orchestral ensembles" (link below).
  • Visit the appropriate links below for details about audition requirements and procedures, audition excerpts (bands and jazz), further instructions for orchestral instruments, and audition details for Opera and Lyric Theatre.

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