Symphony Orchestra Auditions — Autumn 2022


Symphony Orchestra Course Information

Undergraduate: MUSIC 2215.01  |  Graduate Students: MUSIC 7215.01
Classes meet Tue./Thu. 1:50–3:55 and Wed. (strings) 5:20–6:15 p.m.


Strings auditions for the Symphony Orchestra are open to all students enrolled at Ohio State — regardless of major.

ATTENTION! For eligible non-major string players only: If you have schedule conflicts with the rehearsals on Wednesdays, you are still strongly encouraged to audition for the Symphony Orchestra. Once you are accepted, please contact Prof. Miriam Burns to discuss an alternative arrangement for the conflict.


Returning and new string students — String auditions will be video recorded by each auditionee, and submitted for evaluation by conducting and string faculty members.

Instructions, Audition Form, Musical Excerpts

Any new string players learning about the Symphony Orchestra during Welcome Week may audition in person on Monday afternoon, August 22 using the audition materials linked above. Please email Professor Miriam Burns to schedule your audition. Note that our first rehearsal will be Wednesday, August 24.

Woodwinds and Brass

Auditions are conducted in coordination with the auditions for the Ohio State Concert Bands. Audition materials for woodwind and brass instruments are available on the Bands Auditions page.

Non-Majors — Wind, brass and percussion non-majors seeking an orchestral experience are encouraged to join the Community Orchestra; please contact Jae Park.

Undergraduate: MUSIC 2208.99–010  |  Graduate: MUSIC 7208.99
Classes meet Mondays 5:20–6:45 p.m.


Contact Christopher Dent, ensembles administrator, at