NOTE: 2018 audition details will be provided later this summer.
Autumn Semester 2017
To participate in The Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra, all string players are required to take a short audition for the full string faculty and the director of the OSU Symphony. These auditions will be used in faculty decisions on section placement and chamber music assignments. We will hear you play a set of assigned excerpts (no solo repertoire) as specified in the instructions for your instrument. These auditions are open to all interested string players: majors and non-majors, undergraduate and graduate. If you are new to the program and want to find out more about eligibility, please contact [Prof. Mark Rudoff].
VIOLIN and VIOLA auditions: [Thursday, August 24] in [Hughes Hall Room 305] from [1:30 – 5 p.m.]
Audition appointment times will be assigned and posted by Breanna Thornton, graduate associate in violin. To schedule your audition, please email Ms. Thornton. Download instructions and excerpts for your instrument below: [subject to change]
CELLO and BASS auditions: [Friday, August 25] in [Hughes Hall Room 109] from [1:50 – 5 p.m.]
Audition appointment times will be assigned and posted by Sam Johnson, graduate associate in cello. To schedule your audition, please email Mr. Johnson. Download instructions and excerpts for your instrument below: [subject to change]
Winds, Brass and Percussion
Woodwind, brass and percussion players are auditioned for the orchestra by their respective studio teachers in coordination with the auditions for OSU Bands. Players of those instruments should contact the appropriate professor and arrange for an audition time.
Course information: MUSIC 2215.01 (undergraduates) and MUSIC 7215.01 (graduate students).