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Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Millán's office (Music Building 113)
August 21-25, 2014
You may sign-up for a time beginning on August 18th.  The sign-up sheet will be posted outside Dr. Millán's door.
The audition will include:
  • Excerpts (available below for download)
  • Solo work(s) of your choice (2-3 minutes, without accompanist)
  • Sight-reading
Suggestions for a successful audition:
  • Be prepared
  • Warm-up before the audition
  • Listen to a recording of the excerpts to learn tempo, style and how your part fits in.
  • Clean and accurate playing is always preferred over uncontrolled fast playing.
  • The audition is a performance; if something goes wrong, just keep playing.
  • Take a moment to look at the sight-reading before starting.
Percussionists:  Auditions for orchestra and wind ensemble will be combined.
If you have any questions, please feel free to write to Dr. Millán at:

Audition Material
  1. Prepared solo of your choice
  2. Sight reading
  3. Selected excerpts (pdf)