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Spring 2021 Ensemble Auditions

UNC Ensembles are open to students of all majors. Click on the links below to find more information about the audition requirements and to schedule an audition for the Spring 2021 semester. 

Auditioned Ensembles

  • Jazz Combos
  • Lab Bands I, II, III, IV & V
  • Vocal Jazz Ensembles
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Chamber Choir & Concert Choir
  • Opera 

Non-Auditioned Ensembles

  • Alternative Styles
  • Chamber Music (based on area)
  • Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • Marching Band
  • World Music Ensemble
  • Early Music Ensemble (Email Dr. Fulks for Instructor Approval)
  • Campus String Orchestra

UNC Bands -Woodwinds

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Audition Date

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Audition Location

Campus Commons Performance Hall or Virtual

Audition Requirements

  •  The audition time slots are for 10 minutes each, and the repertoire will be a combination of material determined by both the applied teachers and the Director of Bands. Be sure to check with your studio teacher regarding the audition material.
  • If you are wanting to be considered for Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Symphony Orchestra, you MUST play the required audition material below. If only for Concert Band, your own material will suffice.
  • Contact Wesley.Broadnax@unco.edu for questions.

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UNC Bands - Brass

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Audition Date

Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Audition Location

Campus Commons Performance Hall or Virtual

Audition Scheduling

Trumpet

Horn

Trombone

Euphonium

Tuba

Audition Requirements

  • The audition time slots are for 10 minutes each, and the repertoire will be a combination of material determined by both the applied teachers and the Director of Bands. Be sure to check with your studio teacher regarding the audition material.
  • If you are wanting to be considered for Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Symphony Orchestra, you MUST play the required audition material below. If only for Concert Band, your own material will suffice.
  • Contact Wesley.Broadnax@unco.edu for questions.

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Percussion

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Audition Date

January 12-14, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Audition Location

Campus Commons Rehearsal Hall

  • Perform a solo, etude or orchestral excerpt on snare drum, mallets, and timpani
  • Instruments will be provided
  • Please be early to your scheduled audition and mainting social distancing at all times
  • All students will need to audition for Bands & UNC Symphony Orchestra
  • Only students not enrolled in the percussion studio will need to audition for Percussion Ensemble

Piano

Piano ensemble auditions are not required for Spring 2021

Please contact Professor Edward Rothmel for additional information 


UNC Symphony Orchestra Strings

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Audition Dates

  • Double Basses and Violins: January 11, 2021, 2:40 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Violas, Violins, Cellos: January 13, 2021, 2:40 PM - 4:30 PM
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Audition Location

Campus Commons Performance Hall


Chamber Choir & Concert Choir

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Audition Dates

January 11-14, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Audition Location

Virtual via Zoom

Audition Requirements

  • My Country 'Tis of Thee or Amazing Grace
  • Aural Skills
  • Interval Identification
  • Sight Reading 

 Opera

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Audition Dates

Baritones and Mezzo-Sopranos Only

Monday, January 11, 3:35-5:30 PM

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Audition Location

Virtual Via Zoom

Audition Requirements

Two arias or songs, preferably one in Italian.


Instrumental Jazz

For Spring 2021, auditions are not required for returning members. New members should contact Erik.Applegate@unco.edu to setup an audition. 

 


Vocal Jazz

For Spring 2021, auditions are not required for returning members. New members should contact Erik.Applegate@unco.edu to setup an audition.