Fall 2016 Southeast Wind Symphony & Orchestra Auditions

When

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Where

Southeast Missouri State University River Campus — Cultural Arts Center, Room 155

How

Auditions will be behind a screen and audition times are listed below. If you have a scheduling problem with the assigned time, please contact Dr. Reynolds via email (mreynolds@semo.edu) or by office phone (573-651-2334). Make sure to download and prepare all the PDF’s for your instrument.

Audition Schedule:

Fall 2016 Studio Jazz Ensemble Auditions

When

Monday, August 22 at 2:30pm

Where

Southeast Missouri State University River Campus — Cultural Arts Center, Room 155

How

Each student will play both the Swing and Latin etude and also do some sightreading. Soloists will play a couple of choruses of F Blues as well. Marching Band members are encouraged to participate, you will have time to get to your rehearsal each M/W. Audition excerpts are posted below. If you have questions, please email Dr. Robert Conger - rconger@semo.edu

Audition Excerpts:

Fall 2016 Choral Audition Information

When

GOOGLE SIGNUP REQUIRED
Saturday, August 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 21, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where

Dobbins River Campus Center 120

Who

Anyone wishing to sing in a Southeast Missouri State choral ensemble! Choirs that meet during the day are the University Choir and the Chamber Choir. Community members singing in Choral Union do not need to audition.

To schedule an audition time, please click the following link and fill out the form entirely: https://goo.gl/forms/CnlKi0UwanzLEOqW2 Please do not just come to campus during one of the audition times. It is crucial that you sign up for a time prior to auditions.

Please be prepared to sing a short solo, range exercises, an aural skills activity, and perform a short sight reading exercise. An accompanist will be provided, so please bring music. If you do not have a solo or are not currently studying voice, you may sing something traditional such as My Country 'Tis of Thee or the National Anthem.

Fall 2016 Symphony Orchestra - Strings Auditions (Violin, Viola, Cello, and String Bass)

When

Monday, August 22, 6:45 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, August 23, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Where

Monday: River Campus, Dobbins Center, Room 126
Tuesday: River Campus, Dobbins Center, Room 120

How

Auditions will be behind a screen, and will be held according to the following schedule:

Monday, August 22

6:45 – 8:00 pm Violin
8:00 – 9:00 pm Viola

Tuesday, August 23

4:00 – 5:30 pm Cello and String Bass

If you are not available at the times listed, please contact Dr. Sara Edgerton at 573-651-2140 or sedgerton@semo.edu to set up an audition time.

Audition excerpts are given below. Please prepare the sections indicated (the sections within the yellow brackets). Excerpts are taken from repertoire that we will be performing in the Fall Semester. You do not need to prepare all the music provided for the auditions, just the excerpts indicated.

Audition Excerpts:

Violinists: you may select to audition on either the Violin I or Violin II part. Students will be placed in the orchestra based upon audition results and instrumentation needs.

Contact

573.651.2141
bdelph@semo.edu
River Campus Seminary 254
Department of Music
One University Plaza, MS 7800
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701