fall 2019

Audition Information

Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Winds

Audition Instructions:

1. All new and returning students must fill out the online personnel form: CPP Bands Personnel Form .

2. Auditions will occur by sections on August 26 & 28, 2019 during rehearsal times (2-6pm) in Rm 105. All returning and new members are required to audition for placement in the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds. The results may require you to drop/add a band depending on your placement; keep your course schedule available from 2 - 8pm on Mondays/Wednesdays.

3. Fall 2019 Audition Schedule (Location: Bldg 24, Room 105 )

*If you are unable to make the listed audition time, please email Dr. Badua to schedule an individual appointment: rhbadua@cpp.edu

Monday 8/26/19

WIND ENSEMBLE

      • 2:00pm, Flutes/Piccolo
      • 2:20pm, Clarinets/Bass Clarinets
      • 2:45pm, Oboe/Bassoons
      • 3:00pm, Saxophones (Alto/Tenor/Bari)

SYMPHONIC WINDS

      • 4:00pm, Flutes/Piccolo
      • 4:20pm, Clarinets/Bass Clarinets
      • 4:45pm, Saxophones (Alto/Tenor/Bari)
      • 5:15pm, Oboe/Bassoons

Wednesday 8/28/19

WIND ENSEMBLE

      • 2:00pm, Trumpets
      • 2:20pm, Trombone
      • 2:30pm, Horns
      • 2:45pm, Euphoniums/Tubas
      • 3:00pm, Percussion

SYMPHONIC WINDS

      • 5:00pm, Trumpets
      • 5:20pm, Trombones
      • 5:35pm, Horns
      • 5:55pm, Euphoniums/Tubas
      • 6:15pm, Percussion

4. Scroll down for your appropriate musical excerpt to prepare for the audition. Please print out the musical excerpt to bring to your audition. Percussion, please scroll to the bottom of this page for your audition excerpts.

5. If you need to rent an instrument and/or locker for the audition, please visit the following webpages:

Instruments - http://www.cpp.edu/~class/music/current-students/instrument-rental-policy.shtml

Lockers - http://www.cpp.edu/~class/music/current-students/locker-rental-policy.shtml

Scheduling your classes:

If you intend to perform in a band, then do not schedule any classes during these times to avoid conflicting with rehearsal times:

  • WIND ENSEMBLE: Mondays & Wednesdays, 2:00–3:50 PM (MU 3530L Wind Ensemble)
  • SYMPHONIC WINDS: Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00–5:50 PM (MU 3520L Concert Band)
  • CONCERT BAND: Wednesdays, 6:00–7:50 PM (MU 3550A University Band)

Wind Ensemble musicians, please prepare:

The provided audition excerpt, see below. Please pay attention to the indicated tempo, style, and expressive markings for the utmost musical interpretation.

Fall 2019 Audition excerpts:

Symphonic Winds musicians, please prepare:

The provided audition excerpt, see below. Please pay attention to the indicated tempo, style, and expressive markings for the utmost musical interpretation.

Fall 2019 Audition excerpts:

PERCUSSION AUDITION EXCERPTS:

*Click on the upper right icon to download the packet.