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Symphony Band/Symphonic Winds rehearsals will not begin until 9/12 at 7:30pm

ALL NON-MGSA MUSIC STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION BEFORE PERMITTED TO AUDITION.  Due to current university policies, students with vaccine exemptions will not be able to audition on woodwind or brass instruments or participate in ensembles performing on these instruments.

Non Music Majors that are interested in performing in our highest level ensembles, must follow the same procedures as the Music Majors.  You would sign up for an audition slot, prepare the audition packet in its entirety, and perform a blind audition.  If you have any questions, please email Christopher Delgado ( All information is found here.
The information below will have you considered for Symphonic Winds & Symphony Band.

Date: 9/7/2023
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Students will be asked to play two short contrasting selections (approx. 5 minutes total) of their own choosing (something technical and something lyrical) in a relaxed meeting format with one of our faculty members in the band department. It can be a solo, etude, excerpt, etc. 
Students may direct all questions regarding non major wind auditions to Dr. Todd Nichols, Director of Bands –

NON-MAJOR PERCUSSION – Students will follow guidelines set by Area Heads Joe Tompkins (percussion). Students should contact the Area Heads for specific information regarding auditions for these instruments.
Professor Joe Tompkins –


Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Time: Open Call 8:00PM – 9:30PM (Time delayed)
Location: Shindell Choral Hall
Repertoire: Students can perform one or two solo works that demonstrate your technique, tone and musicality. Approximately 5 minutes in length
Result: Students who pass the audition will receive an invitation to enroll for the course by TBD.  Sinfonia rehearsals will begin on Wednesday, September 13. Audition result will be posted here (link to the result webpage) by Friday, September 8


We ask that Non-Major String Players fill this form out as well:
Non-Major String Information Form