Instrumental Ensemble Audition Information

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 décolletage, 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 2017)

Note: Residence halls open at 9:00 am on Saturday, August 19. 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 Friday, you may move in on Thursday.)

Students arriving on Thursday for Friday 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. 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; warm-up room is 1080 Mason
 

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
for further information
Clarinet Fri. Aug. 18 9:45am-12:30pm King Andrew Seigel
Flute Fri. Aug. 18 2:00-4:00pm King Susan Royal  
Trombone Fri. Aug. 18 6:30pm King Barry Kilpatrick  
Bass Trombone Fri. Aug. 18 7:45pm King Barry Kilpatrick  
Euphonium Fri. Aug. 18 8:00pm King Barry Kilpatrick    
           
Saxophone Sat.. Aug. 19 9:00-11:30am King Wildy Zumwalt
Tuba Sat. Aug. 19 11:40am-12:30pm King Ray Stewart
Bassoon Sat. Aug. 19 2:00-3:30pm King Laura Koepke
Horn Sat. Aug. 19 4:15-5:30pm King Marc Guy
Oboe Sat. Aug. 19 7:00pm King Sarah Hamilton
           
Trumpet Sun. Aug. 20 9:30-11:30am Rosch Roderick MacDonald
Harp Sun. Aug. 20 1:00pm Rosch Sonja Inglefield

Percussion 1

Percussion 2

Sun. Aug. 20 1:20-4:30pm Rosch Kay Stonefelt
           


Sign up sheets will be posted on the Ensemble Bulletin Boards outside the School of Music Office starting on Thursday, August 17.

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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School of Music Office

Mason Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3151
(716) 673-3154 fax