Wind Ensemble and Orchestra Auditions

Violinists in the orchestra performing on stage

Orchestra/Symphonic Wind Ensemble Auditions: Membership is through audition only and is open to all SSU students regardless of major as well as community members. Auditions are held during the first week of the fall semester. Auditions consists of major and minor scales and orchestral excerpts.

To schedule an audition for Spring 2022, please email Orchestra Director, Dr. Alexander Kahn or Director of Bands, Andy Collinsworth.

The Symphony Orchestra rehearses Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6pm; the Wind Ensemble rehearses Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6pm. Please hold both of these rehearsal times open in your schedule until after ensemble placements are made. 

Classical Instrumental Music majors at SSU will be placed in one or both ensembles at the discretion of the music directors. Non-majors and community members may choose to audition for either ensemble.

Faculty Contact

Dr. Alexander
Kahn
Director of Orchestra
707-664-2989
kahnale@sonoma.edu
Dr. Andy
Collinsworth
Director of Bands
707-664-4154
racworth@sonoma.edu