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Jazz Ensembles: Fall 2017 Band Auditions

Auditions are required for all three concert bands.
Ensemble Time Course Offering
The Swingin' Axes TR 12:30–1:45 MUP 137.001 (MUP 337.001—upper level credit)
The Swingin' Aces TR 12:30–1:45 MUP 137.002 (MUP 337.002—upper level credit)

Section numbers can be changed, if you make a different band than the one you register for.

Audition Schedule and Music

All instruments prepare the selections linked below. Optional: Prepare a solo on G Blues (playback will be provided)

Audition Times

Auditions will be held in Dr. Scott's office–M253:
Day Date Time
Monday August 28, 2017 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Tuesday August 29, 2017 10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Alto Sax Tenor Sax Bari Sax
Lead TrumpetSection Trumpet
Lead TromboneBass Trombone

Percussionists must prepare the excerpts and play the following styles: Swing, Fast Swing, Rock, Latin

Audition Times

Auditions will be held in the Drum Set Practice Room:
Day Date Time
Tuesday August 29, 2017 1:00–1:30 p.m.
Drum Set

Non-music majors are welcome to audition for both Jazz Ensembles

If you are not in marching band, you may call the band office in the week prior to auditions to get a time. Please call if you have any questions!

Contacts for Auditions