Symphony Audition Information
Fall Quarter: General Auditions
All new and returning members must audition.
Audition dates and times:
- The next set of auditions take place September 23 – 26.
- Find an available audition time.
- Be sure to choose the first option in the list, “Symphony Auditions.” (Percussionists only should use the corresponding option.)
- Fill out, print and bring this Application form to your audition.
- Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:10–9:40 pm in Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center.
- Call time for rehearsals is 6:55 pm.
- First rehearsal is Thursday, September 26, 2018, in Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts [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:
All applicants must print, complete, and bring this Application Form (PDF) to their scheduled audition.