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Spring Quarter Ensemble Auditions

All wind students interested in participating in a School of Music ensemble in the 2020 Spring Quarter must audition. To register for an audition, please fill out this form.  You will be sent a specific audition time in early January.  Non-music majors interested in participating in an ensemble should email Genevieve Beaulieu at gbeaulie@depaul.edu to schedule an audition.

Auditions will take place in January - see dates, times, and locations in each instrument window below.

Flute and Piccolo

Flute auditions are scheduled from 6:00PM-8:00PM on Wednesday, January 8th.  Auditions will take place in HPC220.

Please prepare the following excerpts for flute and piccolo:

Flute:

Piccolo (required):

Oboe

Oboe auditions are scheduled from 12:00PM-1:00PM & 8:00PM-9:00PM on Wednesday, January 8th.  Auditions will take place in Brennan Recital Hall. 

Please prepare the following excerpts:

Clarinet

Clarinet auditions are scheduled from 10:20AM-11:50AM on Friday, January 24.  Auditions will take place in Brennan Recital Hall.

Please prepare the following excerpts:

Bassoon

Bassoon auditions are scheduled from 6:00PM-7:30PM on Wednesday, January 29th.  Auditions will take place in HPC122.

Please prepare the following excerpts:

Saxophone

Saxophone auditions are scheduled from 3:00PM-4:00PM on Tuesday, January 7th.  Auditions will take place in HPC119.

Please prepare the following excerpts:


Horn

Trumpet

Trumpet auditions are scheduled from 6:00-8:00PM on Monday, January 27th.  The audition location will be announced soon.

Please prepare the following excerpts:

  • Stravinsky - Petrushka
  • Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 3
  • Respighi - Pines of Rome
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 2
  • Mahler - Symphony No. 5

Trombone

Trombone auditions are scheduled from 4:00PM-6:00PM on Sunday, January 26th.  Auditions will take place in HPC Rehearsal B.

Please prepare the following excerpts:

Tenor Trombone

Bass Trombone

  • Respighi - Pines of Rome, mvt. 2 (mm. 27-55)
  • Schumann - Symphony No. 3, mvt. 4 (beginning through m. 18)
  • Rossini - Overture to William Tell (rehearsal C through 9 mm. after rehearsal D)
  • Verdi - Falstaff, Act III, part 1 (rehearsal 7 through 9 mm. after rehearsal 7)

Tuba

The date, time, and location for tuba auditions will be set soon.  

Please prepare the following excerpts:

  • Wagner - Das Rheingold, Scene III
  • Wagner - Die Meistersinger, Prelude
  • Berlioz - Romeo and Juliet, Introduction