Spring 2023 Ensemble Auditions

Ensemble Auditions 


Contact Information

Audition Date, Time, Location

Audition Material


Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, 
-- Schaffel Recital Hall
Dr. Schneeloch-Bingham at schneelochna@appstate.edu for information about the online audition.


Flute Material PDF


Dr. Alicia Chapman



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 2:00pm - 3:30pm, --Rosen Concert Hall

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

Oboe Material PDF



Dr. Jon Beebe



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 3:30pm - 5:30pm,  -- Schaffel Recital Hall

Bassoon Material PDF


Dr. Soo Goh



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 9:00am - 12:30pm,  -- Schaffel Recital Hall

Clarinet Audition PDF
Sign-Up Sheet


Dr. Scott Kallestad



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 4:00pm-6:00pm,  -- Rosen Concert Hal

Saxophone PDF 

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)


Dr. James Stokes



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 9:00am -11:30am, --Spencer Rehearsal Hall
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Stokes (stokesjm@appstate.edu).

Trumpet PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)


Dr. Dakota Corbliss



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:30pm,  -- Spencer Rehearsal Hall
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Dakota Corbliss. (corblissdc@appstate.edu)

Horn Material PDF



Dr. Joe Brown



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 9:00am - 11:00am, -- Rosen Concert Hall
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



Sunday, January 15, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm,  -- Rosen Concert Hall
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Beth Wiese. (wieseba@appstate.edu)

Tuba PDF

Euphonium PDF


Dr. Robert Falvo



Auditions Already Held,   -- Spencer Rehearsal Hall

Percussion PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)


Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Strings

Spring 2023: Each string musician should find the information for their 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


University Singers and 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 2023 will be held at the following times:

Saturday, January 14, 1:00-5:00 PM 

Sunday, January 15, 2:00­-5:00 PM

To schedule an audition:

  • Complete a Choral Audition Information Form at least 24 hours before your audition.
  • Once you have completed the form, the link to the sign-up page will will appear in the "confirmation" message and it will be emailed to you as well.
  • The form and sign-up sheet doesn'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 in room 214 of the Broyhill Music Center.  In case of bad weather, auditions will be held via Zoom.  A link will be emailed to the address you supply on the audition form.

Audition results can be found here.

Jazz Combo Audition

Friday, January 20th at 2 PM  - Room 303 - Requirements MUS 1107 Sec. 101 and 102

PDF Audition Material

Contact:  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 January 14 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm   Saxophones Rm. 418
  • Saturday January 14  - 2:00pm - 3:30pm   Piano, Bass, Guitar Rm. 418
  • Saturday January 14 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm  Trombones  Rm. 418
  • Saturday January 14 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm  Trumpets  Rm. 418
  • Wednesday January 18 - 12:00pm  Drums with Ensemble  Rm. 300


For a list of Faculty contacts, please visit our Faculty/Staff page.