Fall 2018 Instrument Auditions

Dear UIC Student,

Welcome to the Fall 2018 semester at the University of Illinois at Chicago! This is information for all students of all majors at UIC who are interested in participating in UIC Bands, Jazz (vocal and instrumental), Orchestra, and classical chamber music. Please use this website for information about auditions, including instructions about what you need to prepare, and how to sign up for an audition time.

Everyone is welcome in an UIC instrumental ensemble. Auditions are not used to select players but to place students in the correct ensemble, to assign parts appropriate so that we can program the best music for each ensemble.

Auditions for will take place on August 27-29, Monday-Wednesday. The following is information regarding the audition procedure and ensemble placement. Please read carefully.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the audition material, audition times, please mail José Riojas.

The pages of the website are as follows. If you have any problems with the website, please email Dr. Bergonzi

First Rehearsals


Louis Bergonzi

Orchestra Director, Head of Music


312 996 8686

Nicholas Carlson

Assistant Director of Bands


312 996 5307

Jose 0. Riojas

Director of Bands


312 355 1699

Michael Stryker

Director of Jazz Studies


312 996 2977