College Symphony Orchestra in King Concert Hall

Instrumental Ensemble Audition Information

One need not be a music major to audition for any ensemble. Only 2 ensembles, All College Band and University Chorus, do not require an audition.

All Music Majors enrolled in curricular lessons are required to audition for ensemble placement.

Concert Attire for Bands:

Professional standards.  Learn how to dress appropriately so you are prepared for the professional world.
 
Option Men: Black tuxedo, white shirt, black bow tie, long, black socks and black dress shoes.  
Option Women:     Long (floor length or tea length) black skirt, black full-leg 
dress pants (no denim), long sleeves to the wrist, or a black dress 
meeting all specifications. No skinny leg pants.  Long-sleeved 
black blouse/shirt or jacket.  Simple jewelry.  Full length dress 
meeting all of the above specifications is acceptable but no slits 
beyond mid-calf.  (No d├ęcolletage, bare shoulders or necklines.) 
Black/off-black hose, black dress shoes, simple jewelry. Material 
must be opaque.   Equal to a tux in quality. 
All: Professional level required at concerts.

Instrumental Auditions (Non-string, Spring 2019)


For Concert Band | Wind Ensemble | Wind Symphony | College Symphony

Note: Times are approximate; warm-up room is 1080 Mason. All schedules subject to change ... please confirm with your studio teacher.
 

Instrumental Auditions (Non-string, Spring 2016)

Note: Residence halls open at 9:00 am on Sunday, January 17. Students required to be here for auditions prior to that date may do so no more than one day prior to the scheduled time. (If your audition is on Saturday, you may move in on Friday; if on Sunday, you may move in on Saturday.)

Students scheduled for Saturday auditions will be notified of arrangements to pick up keys by their studio teacher. Students arriving on Saturday for Sunday auditions may check in and pick up keys directly at your assigned building (NOT the Residence Life office) from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. This time frame will be firm—if a student arrives early or late they will have to wait to get their keys.


For Concert Band | Wind Ensemble | Wind Symphony | College Symphony

Note: Times are approximate
 

Instrumental Auditions (Non-string, Spring 2016)

Note: Residence halls open at 9:00 am on Sunday, January 17. Students required to be here for auditions prior to that date may do so no more than one day prior to the scheduled time. (If your audition is on Saturday, you may move in on Friday; if on Sunday, you may move in on Saturday.)

Students scheduled for Saturday auditions will be notified of arrangements to pick up keys by their studio teacher. Students arriving on Saturday for Sunday auditions may check in and pick up keys directly at your assigned building (NOT the Residence Life office) from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. This time frame will be firm—if a student arrives early or late they will have to wait to get their keys.


For Concert Band | Wind Ensemble | Wind Symphony | College Symphony

Note: Times are approximate
 

Instrumental Auditions (Non-string, Spring 2016)

Note: Residence halls open at 9:00 am on Sunday, January 17. Students required to be here for auditions prior to that date may do so no more than one day prior to the scheduled time. (If your audition is on Saturday, you may move in on Friday; if on Sunday, you may move in on Saturday.)

Students scheduled for Saturday auditions will be notified of arrangements to pick up keys by their studio teacher. Students arriving on Saturday for Sunday auditions may check in and pick up keys directly at your assigned building (NOT the Residence Life office) from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. This time frame will be firm—if a student arrives early or late they will have to wait to get their keys.


For Concert Band | Wind Ensemble | Wind Symphony | College Symphony

Note: Times are approximate
 

Instrumental Auditions (Non-string, Spring 2016)

Note: Residence halls open at 9:00 am on Sunday, January 17. Students required to be here for auditions prior to that date may do so no more than one day prior to the scheduled time. (If your audition is on Saturday, you may move in on Friday; if on Sunday, you may move in on Saturday.)

Students scheduled for Saturday auditions will be notified of arrangements to pick up keys by their studio teacher. Students arriving on Saturday for Sunday auditions may check in and pick up keys directly at your assigned building (NOT the Residence Life office) from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. This time frame will be firm—if a student arrives early or late they will have to wait to get their keys.


For Concert Band | Wind Ensemble | Wind Symphony | College Symphony

Note: Times are approximate
 

Instrumental Auditions (Non-string, Spring 2016)

Note: Residence halls open at 9:00 am on Sunday, January 17. Students required to be here for auditions prior to that date may do so no more than one day prior to the scheduled time. (If your audition is on Saturday, you may move in on Friday; if on Sunday, you may move in on Saturday.)

Students scheduled for Saturday auditions will be notified of arrangements to pick up keys by their studio teacher. Students arriving on Saturday for Sunday auditions may check in and pick up keys directly at your assigned building (NOT the Residence Life office) from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. This time frame will be firm—if a student arrives early or late they will have to wait to get their keys.


For Concert Band | Wind Ensemble | Wind Symphony | College Symphony

Note: Times are approximate
 

Instrument
& Audition Repertoire
Day Date Time Location Faculty contact
 

Euphonium Info

Euphonium Excerpt

Sun. Jan. 20 9:30am King Barry Kilpatrick

Saxophone

Sun. Jan. 20 10:15am King Wildy Zumwalt  
Clarinet Sun. Jan. 20 1:15pm King Andrew Seigel  
Bassoon Sun. Jan. 20 5:00pm King Laura Koepke    
           
Flute Mon. Jan. 21 9:30am King Barry Crawford
Horn Mon. Jan. 21 12:30pm King Marc Guy
Bass Trombone Mon. Jan. 21 2:45pm King Jonathan Lombardo
Trombone Mon. Jan. 21 3:00pm King Jonathan Lombardo
Oboe Mon. Jan. 21 4:45pm King Sarah Hamilton
           
Tuba Tues. Jan. 22 9:30am King Ray Stewart
Trumpet (6 excerpts): a, b, c, d, e, f Tues. Jan. 22 10:15am King Alex Jokipii
Harp Tues. Jan. 22 12:15pm King Sonja Inglefield

Percussion

All students who have completed timpani class MUST play timpani at the audition.   Freshmen or sophomores may choose to play timpani.  Everyone must play the xylophone and multiple drum excerpts.

Tues. Jan. 22

12:45-3:45pm

King Kay Stonefelt
           


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office.

PLEASE NOTE: The audition schedule is subject to change. Please re-confirm with studio teachers and the website the week of auditions.


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office starting on Friday, January 15.

PLEASE NOTE: The audition schedule is subject to change. Please re-confirm with studio teachers and the website the week of auditions.


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office starting on Friday, January 15.

PLEASE NOTE: The audition schedule is subject to change. Please re-confirm with studio teachers and the website the week of auditions.


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office starting on Friday, January 15.

PLEASE NOTE: The audition schedule is subject to change. Please re-confirm with studio teachers and the website the week of auditions.


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office starting on Friday, January 15.

PLEASE NOTE: The audition schedule is subject to change. Please re-confirm with studio teachers and the website the week of auditions.


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office starting on Friday, January 15.

PLEASE NOTE: The audition schedule is subject to change. Please re-confirm with studio teachers and the website the week of auditions.

For more information about Admissions, write, call or e-mail:

School of Music
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3151
music@fredonia.edu

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