Fall 2018 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, August 19, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm,
ROSEN CONCERT 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

Monday, August 20, 2018, 3:00pm - 4:00pm, 
ROSEN CONCERT HALL 

Oboe Material PDF

Practice Suggestions PDF

Bassoon

Dr. Jon Beebe

beebejp@appstate.edu

828-262-6460

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:00pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL

Bassoon Material PDF

Clarinet

Dr. Douglas Miller; Dr. Andrea Cheeseman

millerde@appstate.edu; cheesemanal@appstate.edu

828-262-6462; 828-262-6134

Monday, August 20, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL

Clarinet and Bass Clarinet PDF

Saxophone

Dr. Scott Kallestad

kallestadsd@appstate.edu

828-262-8025 

Monday, August 20, 2018, 4:30pm - 6:30pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL

 Saxophone PDF 

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Trumpet

Dr. James Stokes

stokesjm@appstate.edu

828-262-8595

Monday, August 20, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:30pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL

Trumpet PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Horn

Dr. Karen Robertson

robrtsnkl@appstate.edu

828-262-6456

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL

Horn PDF

 

Trombone

Dr. Drew Leslie

lesliedc@appstate.edu

828-262-6468 

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 4:30pm - 6:30pm,
ROSEN CONCERT 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, August 19, 2018, 2:30pm - 4:00pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL 

Tuba PDF

Euphonium PDF

Percussion

Dr. Robert Falvo

falvorj@appstate.edu

828-262-4979

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm,
ROSEN CONCERT HALL

Percussion PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

 

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Strings

Fall 2018: 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 prepared.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.

 

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 Fall 2018 will be held at the following times:

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 “Concord” by Benjamin Britten.  Learn this piece on your own.
    The music can be found here.  (You will need to log-in with ASU username and password to access this file.)
    A recording of the piece can be found here.

Auditions will be held in Rm. 217 of the Broyhill Music Center.

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, August 18, 10:00 am,  Trombones,  Rm.418
  • Saturday, August 18, 12:00 pm,  Saxophones, Rm.418 
  • Saturday, August 18,  2:00pm,  Piano, Guitar, Bass, Rm. 418
  • Sunday, August 19,  3:15pm, Trumpets, Rm. 418
  • Monday, August 20, Drum charts distributed to horn lead players for section practice.
  • Wednesday, August 22,  12:00pm, Drums, Rm. 119

 

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