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Ensemble Auditions: Band and Orchestra

  • Open to all UCF students, regardless of major
  • Students interested in auditioning for placement in Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Orchestra should prepare the materials and follow the audition procedures and calendar detailed below
  • Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, and Strings students should submit the online audition registration form prior to the start of auditions. String students also need to email Bob Hasty to reserve an audition time slot.

  • Open to all UCF students, regardless of major
  • No audition is required for placement in Concert Band or University Band
  • Concert Band is offered both fall & spring semesters
  • University Band is offered only in the spring semester, each year

All ensemble audition, rehearsal, and performance activities are planned to be implemented normally, indoors, and in-person. We will always maintain full compliance with university policies and procedures, so if there are any changes that will effect ensembles this page will be updated accordingly.

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Audition Dates – FALL 2023

Saturday, August 19, 2023
Rehearsal Hall

3:00 p.m. – Flutes
4:30 p.m. – Bassoons
5:30 p.m. – Oboes
6:15 p.m. – Clarinets

Sunday, August 20, 2023
Rehearsal Hall

9:00 a.m. – Trombones
10:00 a.m. – Trumpets
11:30 a.m. – Tubas
12:15 p.m. – Euphoniums
1:30 p.m. – Horns
3:00 p.m. – Saxophones
6:00 p.m. – Percussion

Sunday, August 20, 2023
PAC M150

9:30 a.m. – Cellos
11:00 a.m. – Basses
12:00 p.m. – Violas
1:00 p.m. – Violins

All string auditions will be held in PAC M150.

Woodwind, brass and percussion auditions will be held live, in-person, in the Rehearsal Hall on August 19-20 (see audition schedule and required audition excerpts, below). All woodwind, brass, and percussion students should submit the following online forms as soon as possible. String students should submit the first form (audition registration form).

  1. Audition Registration Form
  2. Student Information Form

Audition Results

Ensemble rosters and information regarding music, initial rehearsal agendas, etc. will be posted on the ensembles bulletin boards on the second floor of the Music Building by Monday morning, Monday morning, August 21.

Audition Music

All students should be at their audition center fifteen (15) minutes prior to the scheduled start of their instrument’s scheduled auditions to check in and receive final instructions.

Audition Registration

All students planning to audition for large ensembles must complete the audition registration form.

Audition Registration Form

We encourage students to check this page regularly as we approach audition dates for final information, including relevant details and instructions in the event that auditions must be held remotely.