Spring 2020 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 12,
2:00pm - 4:00pm, Rosen Concert Hall 

 

Flute Material PDF

Oboe

Dr. Alicia Chapman

chapmanam@appstate.edu

828-262-4898

Saturday, January 11,
11:30am - 1:00pm, Rosen Concert Hall  

Oboe Material PDF

 

Bassoon

Dr. Jon Beebe

beebejp@appstate.edu

828-262-6460

Saturday, January 11,
4:00pm - 5:30pm, Rosen Concert Hall

Bassoon Material PDF

Clarinet

Dr. Soo Goh

gohsk@appstate.edu

828-262-6134

Sunday, January 12, 
9:00am - 11:am, Rosen Concert Hall

Clarinet and Bass Clarinet PDF

Saxophone

Dr. Scott Kallestad

kallestadsd@appstate.edu

828-262-8025 

Saturday, January 11, 
1:30pm - 3:30pm, Rosen Concert Hall

 Saxophone PDF 

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Trumpet

Dr. James Stokes

stokesjm@appstate.edu

828-262-8595

Sunday, Jaunary 12,
11:30am - 1:30pm, Rosen Concert Hall

Trumpet PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

Horn

Dr. Karen Robertson

robrtsnkl@appstate.edu

828-262-6456

Sunday, January 12,
4:30pm - 6:30pm, Rosen Concert Hall

Horn PDF

 

Trombone

Dr. Joe Brown

 brownja9@appstate.edu

828-262-6468 

Saturday, January 11,
9:00am - 11:00am, 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, January 12, 
7:00pm - 9:00pm, Rosen Concert Hall

Tuba PDF

Euphonium PDF

Percussion

Dr. Robert Falvo

falvorj@appstate.edu

828-262-4979

Saturday, January 11,
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Rosen Concert Hall

Percussion PDF

Jazz - See Jazz Ensemble material (below)

 

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Strings

Spring 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.

  • Violin auditions:  Sunday, January  12th,  from 2pm to 5 pm in Room 313, the sign up sheet will be made available on the door of 313 by Friday, January 10th  Violin PDF
  • Viola auditions:  Sunday, January 12th, from 2pm-4pm (sign-up sheet is posted) Viola PDF
  • Cello auditions:  Sunday, January 12th, from 2pm-4pm (sign-up sheet is posted) Cello PDF
  • Double Bass auditions:  TBA

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 & 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 2020 will be held at the following times:

Monday, January 13 and Tuesday, January 14:  Audition sign-up sheet:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qY8U_pBpmkpNCcbc_nSWCcME4uR_SqOaReNkhx4O0ao/edit?usp=sharing

Please sign up for a time by typing your name and email address next to your time.  The file should automatically save your input.  If you need to change your time, you may go back and edit your selection.

These times are for any interested singers, regardless of major or classification.

 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

Auditions are held in Rm. 217, Broyhill Music Center.

Audition results can be found here.

Jazz Combo Audition

January 12, 4:00pm, Room 303 - 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)

  • Saturday January 11,  11:00am, Piano, Bass, Guitar, Room 418
  • Saturday January 11,  1:00pm, Trumpets, Room  418
  • Sunday January 12, 3:30pm, Trombones, Room  418
  • Sunday January 12, 5:00pm, Saxophones, Room  418
  • Monday January 13,   12:00pm, Drums with ens., Room  300

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