College Symphony Orchestra in King Concert Hall

Instrumental Ensemble Audition Information

>> NOTE: SPRING 2020 Audition Information will be posted at a later date.

 

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 One: Black tuxedo, white shirt, black bow tie, long, black socks and black dress shoes.  
Option Two: 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√©colletage, 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, Fall 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.

Please note: Campus residence halls will be available to students on August 22nd and August 23rd after 9:00 am. Questions? Contact Residence Life.

FALL AUDITION SCHEDULE:

Friday, August 23: King Concert Hall (Warm-up Mason 1080)
11:15 Trumpets
1:45 Bass Trombones
2:00 Trombones
4:00 Flutes
5:45 Horns

Saturday, August 24: King Concert Hall (Warm-up Mason 1080)
9:30 Saxophones
11:45 Euphoniums
2:00 Tubas
3:15 Clarinets

Sunday, August 25: Rosch Recital Hall (Warm-up Mason 1080)
9:15 Harps
9:30 Bassoons
10:35 Oboes
12:30 Percussion

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

        Barry Kilpatrick

Saxophone

        Wildy Zumwalt  
Clarinet         Andrew Seigel  
Bassoon         Laura Koepke    
           
Flute         Barry Crawford
Horn         Marc Guy
Bass Trombone         Jonathan Lombardo
Trombone         Jonathan Lombardo
Oboe         Sarah Hamilton
           

Tuba

note: Specific excerpts (shortlist) chosen August 1, 2019

        Ray Stewart
Trumpet         Alex Jokipii
Harp         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 snare drum and glockenspiel (bell) excerpts.

   

 

  Kay Stonefelt
           


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Bulletin Boards outside Dr. Holcomb's office (1043 Mason Hall)

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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