Spring 2019 Ensemble Auditions

Ensemble Auditions 

Instrument 

Contact Information

Audition Date, Time, Location

Audition Material

Flute

Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham

schneelochna@appstate.edu

828-262-6447 

Sunday, January 13th,
10:00am - 12:00pm, Recital Hall 

 

 PDF -> Please email Dr. Schneeloch-Bingham       
at schneelochna@appstate.edu for information
about flute audition music for Fall 2018." 

Oboe

Dr. Alicia Chapman

chapmanam@appstate.edu

828-262-4898

Saturday, January 12th,
10:00am - 11:30am, Recital Hall  

Oboe Material PDF

Practice Suggestions PDF

Bassoon

Dr. Jon Beebe

beebejp@appstate.edu

828-262-6460

Sunday, January 13th,
3:00pm - 4:30pm, Recital Hall

Bassoon Material PDF

Clarinet

Dr. Douglas Miller; Dr. Andrea Cheeseman

millerde@appstate.edu; cheesemanal@appstate.edu

828-262-6462; 828-262-6134

Saturday, January 12th,
9:30am - 12:00pm, Spencer Rehearsal Hall  

Clarinet and Bass Clarinet PDF

Saxophone

Dr. Scott Kallestad

kallestadsd@appstate.edu

828-262-8025 

Sunday, January 13th,
2:30pm - 4:30pm, Spencer Rehearsal Hall 

 Saxophone PDF 

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Trumpet

Dr. James Stokes

stokesjm@appstate.edu

828-262-8595

Sunday, January 13th,
10:00am - 12:00pm, Spencer Rehearsal Hall

Trumpet PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Horn

Dr. Karen Robertson

robrtsnkl@appstate.edu

828-262-6456

Sunday, January 13th,
12:30pm - 2:00pm, Spencer Rehearsal Hall

Horn PDF

 

Trombone

Dr. Drew Leslie

lesliedc@appstate.edu

828-262-6468 

Saturday, January 12th,
12:00pm - 2:00pm, Recital Hall

Tenor Trombone PDF

Bass Trombone PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Euphonium and Tuba

Beth Wiese

wieseba@appstate.edu

828-262-7707

Sunday, January 13th,
12:30pm - 2:30pm, Recital Hall

Tuba PDF

Euphonium PDF

Percussion

Dr. Robert Falvo

falvorj@appstate.edu

828-262-4979

Saturday, January 12th,
12:30pm - 2:30pm, Spencer Rehearsal Hall

Percussion PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

 

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Strings

SPRING 2019: Each string musician should find the information for his/her own instrument regarding date, time and repertoire list to be prepared. PDFs are included below with specific musical selections to be learned. Prepare and perform the indicated passages.
If a string player wishes to audition and does not know the specific string professor to contact, please email the enquiry to:
Dr. Eric Koontz,
Coordinator of the String Area
koontzee@appstate.edu
Sign-up sheets will appear on the studio door of each string professor approximately one week before auditions will be heard. Each musician MUST sign up for an audition slot.

  • Double Bass audition: TBA (PDF Audition Material)

 

University Singers & Chamber Singers

For more information contact Dr. Steve Hopkins hopkinssm@appstate.edu or 828-262-6450.

Auditions for University Singers and Chamber Singers for Spring 2019 will be held at the following times:

  • Monday, January 14, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 15, 1:00-4:00 PM

Sign up for an audition time at:  https://goo.gl/forms/32JIb2ftQgaKiJxN2

The audition will consist of:

  • Vocalization – assessing what voice part you sing and listening for the tone quality of your voice
  • Tonal Memory – singing back short melodies played on the piano
  • Sight Singing

Audition results can be found here.

Jazz Combo Audition

Room 300 - Saturday August 18th at 4 PM.   Requirments MUS 1107 Sec. 101 and 102 

Contact: Todd Wright, wrighttt@appstate.edu; Dr. Adam Booker, bookeras1@appstate.edu

Jazz Instrumental

For more information contact Mr. Todd Wright at wrighttt@appstate.edu or 828-262-4964.

Audition Schedule for Jazz Ensemble:   Audition Material  (PDF)

  • Saturday December 1        9:00AM    Trumpets                      RM. 418
  • Saturday December 1        10:30AM    Trombones                 RM. 418
  • Saturday December 1       Noon    Piano, Bass, Guitar         RM. 418
  • Sunday December 2          4:00PM    Saxophones                    RM. 418
  • -Sat. Dec. 8 By Permission  10:30AM  Any horn or rhythm    RM. 418
  • -Sat. Dec. 9 By Permission   4:00PM    Any horn or ryhthm     RM. 418
  • Monday January 14           Noon               Drums                            RM. 119

 

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