Spring 2021 Ensemble Auditions

Ensemble Auditions 

Instrument 

Contact Information

Audition Date, Time, Location

Audition Material

Flute

Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham

schneelochna@appstate.edu

828-262-6447 

Saturday, January 16, from 11am - 1pm.
Online Auditions
Dr. Schneeloch-Bingham at schneelochna@appstate.edu for information about the online audition.

 

Flute Material PDF

Oboe

Dr. Alicia Chapman

chapmanam@appstate.edu

828-262-4898

Auditions will be held online on Sunday, January 17th at 11:00.  Audition time slots will be emailed on January 12th.

Please communicate with Dr. Chapman with questions about the audition:  chapmanam@appstate.edu.

Oboe Material PDF

 

Bassoon

Dr. Jon Beebe

beebejp@appstate.edu

828-262-6460

Please contact Dr. Jon Beebe to schedule online audition.  

Bassoon Material PDF

Sign-Up Sheet

Clarinet

Dr. Soo Goh

gohsk@appstate.edu

828-262-6134

Information and material for Clarinet - Spring 2021




Saxophone

Dr. Scott Kallestad

kallestadsd@appstate.edu

828-262-8025 

Online, Sunday, January 17th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 Saxophone PDF 

Sign-Up Sheet

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Trumpet

Dr. James Stokes

stokesjm@appstate.edu

828-262-8595

Auditions will be held online by a recording. Please submit/share your recording (Google Drive or email) of the following excerpts with
Dr. Stokes and Mr. Bingham no later than noon on January 18th . 
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Stokes (stokesjm@appstate.edu).

Trumpet PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Horn

Dr. Karen Robertson

robrtsnkl@appstate.edu

828-262-6456

Auditions will be recorded. Details and logistics will be communicated by Dr. Robertson via e-mail
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Karen Robertson. (robrtsnkl@appstate.edu)

Horn Material

 

Trombone

Dr. Joe Brown

 brownja9@appstate.edu

828-262-6468 

Auditions will be pre-recorded. Details and logistics will be communicated by Dr. Brown via e-mail.
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Joe Brown. (brownja9@appstate.edu)


Trombone PDF

 

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Euphonium and Tuba

Beth Wiese

wieseba@appstate.edu

828-262-7707

Auditions will be pre-recorded. Details and logistics will be communicated by Dr. Wiese via e-mail. 
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Beth Wiese. (wieseba@appstate.edu)

Tuba PDF

Euphonium PDF

Percussion

Dr. Robert Falvo

falvorj@appstate.edu

828-262-4979

No Auditions

Percussion PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

 

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Strings

Fall 2020: 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

 

University Singers

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

Auditions for University Singers for Spring 2021 will be held at the following times:

Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 pm.
Friday, January 15, 2021 from 1:00-4:00 pm.

To schedule an audition:

  • Complete a Choral Audition Information Form at least 24 hours before you want to audition.
  • Once you have completed the form you will be emailed a link to the sign-up page.
  • The form and sign-up sheet don't seem to work well with a phone, so please use a computer.

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 – singing at sight short unaccompanied melodies 

Auditions will be held online via Zoom.  An outline of the audition procedures can be found here.

Audition results can be found here.

Jazz Combo Audition

TBA - Requirments MUS 1107 Sec. 101 and 102   - PDF Audution Material

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)

 

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