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Orchestras

Seating Auditions for Strings

Note: Music admission and scholarship auditions for 2020-2021 are held separately from ensemble seating auditions.

All string players who are auditioning for String Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra are encouraged to attend a brief workshop/information meeting Thursday, September 5 at 4 p.m. in FA 119. Blind auditions will be held beginning at 5 p.m. 

Students should download and prepare the appropriate excerpts provided below. A brief sight-reading excerpt will also be required. Find some good recordings and get to know these excerpts well.

University Symphony Orchestra Seating Audition Excerpts 

BJUSO woodwind, brass, and percussion openings are filled by appointment and audition.

BJUSO2019violin

BJUSO2019viola 

BJUSOCELLO19

BJUSOBASS19 

String Orchestra Seating Audition Excerpts

StringOrch2019violin

StringOrch2019viola 

StringOrch2019cello

StringOrch2019bass