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Audition Information

Auditions will be held on Monday, September 4–Thursday, September 7, 2017. A sign-up sheet for audition times will be located outside the Band Room (105) starting on August 28.

Requirements
Each audition will be approximately seven minutes in length and consist of the following:
-Solo material(s) of your choice demonstrating both technical and lyrical performance ability (please do not exceed four minutes).
-Percussionists must prepare a mallet solo.
-Wind and percussion repertoire excerpts provided below in PDF format. These are required of all music majors, and any non-music majors interested in Wind Symphony.*
 -Sight Reading

* non-music majors electing to play only in Symphonic Band may forego excerpts.

Audition Sign Up Procedure
Auditions will be held on Monday, September 4–Thursday, September 7, 2017. Sign up for auditions will be online through signupgenius.com. Please click the link below corresponding to your instrument. When signing up for an audition please include your full name, phone number, and an email address where you can be reached. If you are required to schedule your audition outside of the time reserved for your instrument (due to a class conflict or lack of available slots) please contact the Band office to make arrangements for a make up audition.

Questions? Please contact EMU Bands at emu.bands@emich.edu or by phone at 734-487-1430.

Audition Sign Ups: Click Below!

Monday, Sept. 4

CLARINET Audition Times 9:30–11:30AM

OBOE Audition Times 11:45AM–12:00PM

FLUTE Audition Times 12:00–2:30PM

Tuesday, Sept. 5

TRUMPET Audition Times 9:15–11:00AM

TUBA/ EUPHONIUM Audition Times 11:00AM–12:30PM

HORN Audition Times 1:00–2:30PM

BASSOON Audition Times 2:30–3:00PM

SAXOPHONE Audition Times 3:00–5:30PM

Wednesday Sept. 6

TROMBONE Audition Times 1:00–3:20PM

Thursday, Sept. 7

PERCUSSION Audition Times 1:00-2:50PM

NON-MUSIC MAJORS FOR SYMPHONIC BAND 4:00–6:00PM

 

Fall 2017 Audition Excerpts                         Audition Advice

Flute/ Piccolo excerpts

Oboe

Eb Clarinet

Clarinet

Bass Clarinet

Bassoon

Saxophone

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Bass Trombone

Euphonium

Tuba

Percussion

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