Spring quarter auditions are required for new members. Returning members (from Winter 2017) are not required to audition but are welcome to do so, especially if they wish to be considered for a principal position.
Strings, woodwinds, and brass
Check the next available audition times. Be sure to choose the first option in the list, “Symphony Auditions.” These auditions take place in Room 1105, Art Annex (Prof. Baldini’s office).
Please contact Prof. Baldini directly.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:10–9:40 pm in Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center.
Call time for rehearsals is 6:55 pm.
First Spring Quarter rehearsal is Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Room 105, Music Building [Call-time is 6:55 pm]
Requirements and Music excerpts
All applicants should prepare a solo piece that demonstrates fast and slow playing (it can be two different pieces or sections from the same work).
Applicants interested in holding a principal position should also prepare to perform at least three orchestral excerpts chosen from the selections below. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to perform these excerpts but only those interested in holding a principal position are required to do so. Parts are free and available for download here: