For information about Music 168 (private lessons for music majors) and other performance opportunities in the department, please scroll down.
Ensemble Audition Information
Music 116: Jazz Theory and Performance 2a
Contact Ben Goldberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music 143: Gospel Chorus
The Gospel Chorus is open to all students and community members, by audition only, as well as those students taking it for credit. Auditions take place during the first class, on Thursday, 27 August, from 6:00 to 9:00pm. To register, please have a link to a video of yourself singing ready to share via the audition registration form. Questions? Contact Mark Wilson at email@example.com.
Music 146B: Balinese Gamelan
Come to first class meeting – no formal audition required.
Music 168 Series Courses (Private Lessons) Audition Information
Please note that the Music 168 series (private lessons) are open to Music Majors only and an audition is required at the beginning of each semester. All students, both new and returning, who want to enroll in Music 168 must complete an online application. More information about the 168 program can be found on the Music 168 page. Audition details are below:
Music 168A (orchestral instruments)
See info regarding University Symphony: Music 141.
Music 168B (voice)
See info regarding University Chamber Chorus: Music 145.
Music 168C (piano)
Complete the audition form (including audition questions)
Music 168D (world music instruments)
Please contact Professor Lester Hu firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an audition time. At the audition, students interested in Music 168D will be asked to perform a piece or section of a piece for the supervising faculty member. There is no standard for length or degree of difficulty. The supervising faculty member will discuss ensemble performance with the student, though that discussion will vary greatly, depending on the musical tradition to be studied. Choosing a 168 instructor is the responsibility of the student, but supervising faculty can provide guidance.
Music 168E (individual lessons in jazz and improvised music)
Complete the audition form for jazz lessons.
Music 168G (classical guitar)
Contact Matthew Hough at email@example.com. If you are interested in auditioning for jazz guitar, please audition for Music 168E instead of 168G. If you are not sure whether you want to audition for jazz or classical guitar, you may audition for both 168G and 168E and decide after you have been accepted into the 168 program.
Music 168H (Baroque instruments)
Contact Christine Brandes at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an audition time.
Music 168I (organ)
Contact George Emblom, instructor, at email@example.com to arrange an audition.
Other Performance Courses
Carillon study (Music 40, 41A, 41B, and 42)
All carillon classes are being taught this Spring semester.
Music 40, Beginning Group lessons in carillon
Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, January 24 & 25. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. Music 40 is a prerequisite for the rest of the carillon series.
Elementary Piano: Music 45M
For Music majors and students who are enrolled in Harmony courses (Music 151A, 151B, 151C and 151D). Review Elementary Piano Placement Information and complete an Audition Form.
Other performance opportunities
Summer Symphony auditions
Auditions take place in mid-to-late June of each year. See summer symphony page for details.
This is a biennial competition. No auditions are scheduled at this time.