Symphonic Band Auditions

Auditions for the University of Alabama Large Performance Concert Ensembles (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band) will be held on Monday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Students will register for an audition using the registration online form link below. The week before auditions, those who have registered will receive an email with specific information regarding their audition on the day listed below for their instrument.

Students are asked to prepare the assigned excerpts found below to be performed for the evaluation panel. All auditions are performed behind a screen for the applied professor and the ensemble conductors. Results are posted shortly after all auditions have been completed. Check the University Bands website as the semester gets closer for more information about the 2017-2018 Large Performance Concert Ensembles.

2017 Large Performance Concert Ensemble Audition Registration Form

Large Concert Ensemble Audition Schedule and Excerpts

Monday, August 21, 2017 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM
Trumpet
Horn
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM
Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon
Saxophone

Large Concert Ensemble Audition Excerpts
Flute/Piccolo
Oboe/English Horn
Clarinet
Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone **Bari Sax students should audition on Alto**
Tenor Saxophone
Trumpet
French Horn
Trombone
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion

 

Jazz Ensemble and Combo Auditions 

Auditions for the University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will take place the same days as the Alabama Large Concert Ensembles (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band) on Monday, August 21, 2017 and Tuesday, August 22, 2017 on the second floor of Moody School of Music in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201. Students will register for an audition using the link below. Those who have registered will schedule a time for their audition on the day listed below for their instrument outside of Room 201 the Jazz Rehearsal Room on the second floor of the Moody School of Music builiding.

Students are asked to prepare the assigned excerpts found below to be performed for the evaluation panel. Information about what else to prepare is found here:  2017 Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Information

Results are posted shortly after all auditions have been completed outside of the Professor Kozak’s office room 212. Check the Jazz Studies website (www.jazz.music.ua.edu/) and University Bands website (www.bands.ua.edu) and as the semester gets closer for more information about the 2017-2018 Large Concert and Jazz Ensemble information.

2017 Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Registration Form

Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Schedule and Excerpts

Monday, August 21, 2017 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201

1:00pm – Saxophones/Wood Winds
2:30pm – Rhythm Section (Guitar/Piano/Bass/Drum Set)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201 

1:00pm – Trumpet/Trombone/Brass
2:30pm – Rhythm Section (Guitar/Piano/Bass/Drum Set)

Jazz Ensemble Audition Excerpts 

Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet/Lead Trumpet
Trombone
Guitar/Piano
Bass
Drum Set

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