Ensemble Audition Information: Strings and Guitar

2018-2019 Univeristy of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra (UMSO) Auditions:

  • Full-time music students must audition for ensemble seating and placement prior to the start of classes.
  • Participation in UMSO (large ensemble) and a secondary chamber ensemble (small ensemble) is compulsory.
  • All strings are required to prepare assigned excerpts. The link is available below to download.
  • In addition to the excerpts, please prepare a 3-minute solo from a standard concerto exposition or a solo Bach movement.
  • Auditions will be approximately 10-minutes in length.

STEP 1:  To sign up for an audition, click here  

Audition Schedule 2018

Date Time    Room
 Friday, August 31


 Violins  |  Violas  1:00 pm- 3:00 pm
 Bass  |  Cello  3:00 pm- 4:30 pm
 Community & non-credit auditions   4:30 pm- 5:30 pm

STEP 2: Download the audition material by clicking on your instrument in the Audition schedule above.

For more information, please contact Dr. Minna Rose Chung, Coordinator of Orchestral Studies at Minna.Chung@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8307.