Ensemble Audition Information: Classical Wind, Brass and Percussion

2017-18 Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Auditions:  

Individual times are not assigned. All students are requested to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time for their instrument.

  • Auditions will be approximately 12 minutes long.
  • Non-music students and community members are welcome to audition.
  • Update: Room locations have changed, see below for details.

Tuesday, August 29 - Room 250, 136 Dafoe Road (Taché Hall)

Flutes - 9:00 - 11:30 am

Double Reeds - 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Saxophones - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, August 30 - Room 162, T2 (new building)

Percussion - 9:00 - 12:00 pm

Thursday, August 31 - Room 250, 136 Dafoe Road (Taché Hall)

Horns - 9:00 - 11:00 am

Low Brass - 11:30 - 1:30 pm

Trumpets - 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Friday, September 1 - Room 250, 136 Dafoe Road (Taché Hall)

Clarinets - 9:00 - 12:00 pm

2017-18 Concert Band Auditions

Individual times are not assigned. All auditionees are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time for their instrument.

  • Auditions will be approximately 10 minutes long.
  • If you wish to audition for the Orchestra or Wind Ensemble, you must audition during the daytime (as above). 
  • Concert Band auditions will be held in Room 250, 136 Dafoe Road (Taché Hall). Auditionees are asked to prepare the same etudes and prescribed scales as the Senior Level, Manitoba Honour Band students (see links in the right hand column).

Wednesday, August 30

Woodwinds - 7:00 pm

Thursday, August 31

Brass and Percussion - 7:00 pm 

 

 


Audition Material: Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

Please prepare the solo and orchestral excerpts as provided below: 

Flute

Oboe

Bassoon

Clarinet

Bass Clarinet

Saxophone

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Bass Trombone

Euphonium

Tuba

Percussion

 

Audition Material: Concert Band

Non music-majors and community players who wish to audition for Concert band are asked to prepare the same etudes and prescribed scales as the Senior Level, Manitoba Honour Band students (see below).

Scales (all instruments)

Etudes (all instruments)