There is no audition for general membership in the University Band. If you are willing to commit to the band, the band will commit to you! However, auditions are required for our advanced ensembles and Performing Arts Magnet.
Performing Arts Magnet Auditions
February 6-8, 20
This audition is for acceptance into the Performing Arts Magnet only. Once accepted, magnet students will then need to complete an Ensemble Placement Audition in May.
Ensemble Placement Auditions
This audition is to make sure you are placed in the class that best suits your performance abilities. All auditions for the 2023-2024 school year will be held in person.
See below for specific requirements.
Students auditioning for the Instrumental Track of the Performing Arts Magnet will perform the following:
You can view the audition rubric here: Audition Rubric
The full magnet application process can be found at the Magnet Page.
Please note that if you are accepted into the Magnet Program, you will still need to complete a Concert/Percussion/Jazz audition in May to determine your ensemble placement.
Ensemble placement audition requirements can be found here:
There are a limited number of seats in the Wind Ensemble. Once those are filled, students who auditioned will be placed into the Symphonic Band. No audition is required for the Concert Band.
You can view the rubric here: Audition Rubric
The percussion audition will consist of the following:
Students who would like to audition for the Big Band must also complete a standard Wind Ensemble or Percussion audition.
There are a limited number of seats in the Big Band. No audition is required for the Jazz Ensemble.