SSU Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Fall 2022 Audition Information

Auditions for the SSU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be held Monday August 22 (strings & percussion) and Tuesday August 23 (winds and brass), at the Green Music Center. All students and community members wishing to participate in these ensembles must audition.

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.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions.

Good luck and best wishes,

Alexander Kahn (kahnale@sonoma.edu)

Andy Collinsworth (racworth@sonoma.edu)

Audition Dates

Monday August 22 (strings) and Tuesday August 23 (winds, percussion, and brass)

To schedule an audition, please follow the link above that says "Schedule an Audition".

Preparation

Auditionees should prepare the materials (scales and excerpts) found in the appropriate packet for their instrument. Instrumental packets are listed below in score order.

The audition process takes approximately 10 minutes.

Audition packets will be available by June 15, 2022 and posted below.

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet

Bass Clarinet

Alto/Soprano Saxophone

Tenor Saxophone

Baritone Saxophone

Bassoon

French Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Euphonium

Tuba

Percussion

Violin

Viola

Violoncello

Double bass 

Faculty Contact

Alex Kahn Headshot
Dr. Alexander
Kahn
Director of Orchestra
717-698-0840
kahnale@sonoma.edu
Andy Collinsworth Headshot outside
Dr. Andy
Collinsworth
Director of Bands
707-664-4154
racworth@sonoma.edu