The Department of Music presents more than 100 events each year, including performances by the ensembles at the left. To receive printed information on our academic programs or concerts, or to subscribe to our weekly email news list, please email us.
The Department of Music presents more than 100 concerts each year, providing many opportunities for students. Audition sign-ups for music department ensembles begin in early September for Fall Quarter, or about a month prior to the start of the next quarter. For more information, visit the department main office (Room 112, Music Building), email the staff, or call (530) 752-5537.
Entering the Major
Students are not expected to audition in order to enter the music major.
Auditions for Ensembles
Each ensemble has a variety of different requirements. Often, the CRN for the course is given out after the audition has occurred.
January 29, 2016 – Orchestra submission for both undergraduate and graduate composers at UC Davis. There is no guarantee of reading or performance. A few works will be read on February 23, 2016. From those pieces, one work will be selected for performance on the May 22, 2016, concert.