Symphony Auditions

Overview

Symphony Audition Information

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.

Auditions will take place in Professor Baldini’s office, Room 1105, Music Annex (formerly Grounds Office Building). Fill out, print and bring this Application form to your audition, which you must schedule in advance.

Audition dates and times:

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).

Percussion only
Please contact Prof. Baldini directly.

Rehearsals

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:

Mahler: Symphony No.4 (find your corresponding part)

Brahms: Symphony No. 3 (find your corresponding part)

All applicants must fill out, print and bring this Application Form (PDF) to their scheduled audition.

Schedule an Audition

You may sign up for an audition online. For further information, contact Prof. Baldini.

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