Audition Information for Spring 2016 Instrumental Ensembles

Posted on December 16, 2015 by William Petersen
William Petersen

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The USA Wind Ensemble from Spring of 2015.

Auditions for Concert Instrumental Ensembles will occur at the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, Room 1072 during the first two days of classes.  We encourage all instrumentalists to sign up and audition for placement in one of our two concert bands.

The USA Wind Ensemble rehearses MWF from 11:15AM-12:05PM in the Laidlaw Rehearsal Room.  It is conducted by Dr. Will Petersen.  The USA Symphony Band is conducted by Dr. Michael Phillips, and rehearses TTH from 11:00AM-12:15PM.  The USA Symphony Orchestra rehearses on Thursday evenings for winds and percussion and is conducted by Dr. Robert Seebacher.

Note on Orchestra Auditions

Please note, some excerpts are specifically indicated to be prepared only if you intend to be considered for the USA Symphony Orchestra.  Unless otherwise indicated, please prepare all audition excerpts for consideration for Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band. Please read your audition material carefully.  

Auditions are open to both non-majors and majors!  We encourage each of you to audition!

You can find out more about USA's other performance opportunities by visiting or contacting us at (251) 460-6136.

Audition Sign-Ups

Auditions for Spring 2016 Concert Instrumental Ensembles will be on the first two days of classes, Monday, January 11th, and Tuesday, January 12th.

Please click on the link below to sign-up for your time.

Spring 2016 Concert Instrument Ensembles Audition Sign-ups 

First Rehearsals

USA Wind Ensemble: Wed., Jan. 13st
     11:15AM-12:05PM (LPAC)
     Conductor: Dr. Petersen

USA Symphony Band: Thur, Jan. 14th
     11:00AM-12:15PM (LPAC)
     Conductor: Dr. Phillips

USA Symphony Orchestra: Thur, Jan 14th

   5:30PM-7:30PM (LPAC)
   Conductor: Dr. Seebacher

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