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Orchestra: Auditions for Orchestra of the Pines (Fall 2017)

Course Schedule and Credit

Course Meeting Time Course Offering
Monday, 7:15–9:30 p.m. MUP 134.001 (MUP 334.001—upper level credit)
Tuesday/Thursday, 2–3:15 p.m. MUP 134.001 (MUP 334.001—upper level credit)

Concert and Dress Rehearsal Schedule

Concert #1: Monday, October 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m, Cole Concert Hall


  • Prelude to Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

  • Saxophone Concerto by Henri Tomasi
  • Scott Augustine, saxophone

  • O vin, dissipe la tristesse from Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas
  • Juan Garza, baritone

  • Intermission

  • Symphony No. 7 in A major by Ludwig van Beethoven

Concert #2: Monday, November 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m, Cole Concert Hall


  • Symphony No. 2 in D minor, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius

  • Intermission

  • Concerto for two clarinets in E-flat major by Franz Krommer
  • Gary Jones and Cesar Montelongo, clarinets

  • Capriccio Espagnol by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Required Dress

Required dress for concerts: men—black tux with white shirt/black bow tie; women—long black dress (preferred), skirt or nice slacks (not jeans or casual cotton pants). With skirt or slacks, a black blouse or top that fully overlaps or tucks in the skirt/slacks.

Audition Schedule and Music

Woodwinds and Brass

Woodwind and brass auditions will be held on Sunday, August 27 by appointment only.

wind/brass/percussion audition registration form

By registering for an audition, it is understood that you have the following rehearsal and performance dates free and without conflict during the Fall 2017 semester.


All strings will audition for placement (violins) and seating (all sections) on Sunday, August 27, 6-9 p.m. General call times for instruments will be sent by email and posted on the orchestra board just outside of MUS170 one week prior to the audition date.

download audition excerpts

Contact for Auditions