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Audition Instructions

Audition Instructions

Auditions will take place during the first week of classes. Sign-up sheets and additional information will be posted on the board outside of Sloan 200.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2:30-7 p.m.: Jazz rhythm and brass, saxophones, orchestral percussion
  • Thursday, August 24, 3-7 p.m.: Orchestral brass and woodwinds
  • Friday, August 25, 3-7:15 p.m.: Strings and harp

Auditioning for the First Time

Please prepare one or two pieces (excerpts are acceptable) within your level of comfort that show contrasting styles, no more than five minutes total. In addition, please prepare the orchestral excerpts provided below. You will not be asked to play any scales or do any sight reading.

Returning Members

Please prepare the orchestral excerpts provided below.

Audition Materials & Excerpts 

Audition materials for the 2017-18 season.

If you have any questions, please email Tara Villa Keith at takeith@davidson.edu.