For the Campus Band there is no audition for entrance/acceptance; however, you will need to submit a short example of your playing to help with seating the ensemble most effectively (see below).
Enrollment - Blue Campus Band participants must enroll in ENS 346.002 (1 unit course through SMTD)Maize Campus Band participants must enroll in ENS 346.003 (1 unit course through SMTD)
Instruments - If you need to borrow an instrument, please indicate it below.
Assessment requirements - 1. ALL players will need to play a full-range chromatic scale and an approximate 1-2 minute excerpt of your choice. This should exhibit the best qualities of your playing and should consist of any music with which you are most comfortable. (This can include particular instrument parts from large ensemble pieces - please skip over large sections of rests).
2. Additionally, percussionists enrolled in Campus Band - please email Dr. Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a short description of your experience with the various concert percussion instruments.
3. If you are auditioning for multiple ensembles (playing in multiple bands is very much encouraged!!!) and one of the ensembles includes the University Band, the UBand excerpts will cover both auditions. (See requirements for UBand auditions on the UBand Canvas site.)
Assessment due date - Saturday, 1/7/17 by 11:59 PM.
Assessment submission - Please submit only LINKS to your audition excerpts (YouTube PREFERRED.) Please make sure all of the videos have the appropriate privacy settings so that they may be accessed by the conductors.
Assessment specifics - The playing assessment is for chair placement/part assignment in the Campus Bands - NOT for admittance. Anyone with previous experience is welcome to be a part of the Campus Bands.
**Please indicate your availability/conflicts with both Campus Band rehearsal times in the form. While everyone is welcome to participate, your playing assessment may lead the conductor to recommend participation in the Campus Band that is best suited to your playing abilities. (See the ensemble descriptions for more information).**
If you wish to audition for the University Band, there are a specific set of audition requirements to submit to Dr. Pasquale. Please visit the "University Band Audition Form" for that information. Rehearsals:Blue Campus Band - Monday / Wednesday from 6:30-7:45 PM in Revelli Hall.Maize Campus Band - Wednesday from 8-10 PM in Revelli Hall
CONCERT /DRESS REHEARSAL DATE: Sunday, April 9 - Hill Auditorium