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Orchestras

Seating Auditions for Strings

Seating auditions for String Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra are held during Welcome Week at the beginning of the fall semester or by special arrangement with Dr. Moore. Note: Music admission and scholarship auditions are held separately from ensemble seating auditions.

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.

BJUSOviolin

BJUSOviola

BJUSOcello

BJUSObass 

String Orchestra Seating Audition Excerpts

StringOrch2019violin

StringOrch2019viola 

StringOrch2019cello

StringOrch2019bass