Fall 2017 Band/Orchestra Audition Information
Placement in the Kingsville Symphony Orchestra will be determined by auditions during the first week of classes in August (Wed 8/23-Sat 8/26). Sign up sheets will be posted outside the Band Annex (HREC 1st floor) by Monday, August 14. The audition includes major scales through 4 sharps or flats, a brief sight reading, and PREPARED EXCERPTS, which are attached below as pdfs (play the passages in the brackets only). Your audition should last no longer than 10 minutes.
If you are interested in auditioning for the Kingsville Symphony Orchestra, please prepare both the Band Excerpts and the KSO Excerpts. If you wish to be considered for: Eb Clarinet, Piccolo Trumpet, Piccolo, or English Horn, then also prepare the excerpts for those instruments in addition to your primary instrument. If you don't wish to be considered for Eb Clarinet, Piccolo Trumpet, Piccolo, or English Horn, then only prepare the excerpts for your primary instrument.
For questions regarding band auditions, please email Dr. Scott Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding orchestra auditions, please email Dr. Lopez at email@example.com
For questions regarding marching band, please email Dr. Kihle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Band Audition Excerpts (scroll down for orchestra excerpts)
Kingsville Symphony Orchestra Audition Excerpts
English Horn: Only prepare the EH excerpt if you would like to play English Horn.
Clarinets: We will be taking 4 clarinets in Orchestra. One player should be able to play Eb clarinet. Only prepare the Eb excerpt if you would like to play Eb clarinet.
Trumpets: The Piccolo Trumpet Excerpt is only required for those interested in playing the Piccolo Trumpet Part in Bolero.
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