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Wind Symphony Auditions

Spring 2020 Large Ensemble Auditions
Monday – January 20, 2020
River Campus—Cultural Arts Center Room 155


Auditions will be held behind a screen. Feel free to play a few notes in the room before you begin
you prepared material, but do not speak to the panel. When you are ready to begin, please play the
excerpts in the order found in the packet. Make sure to download & prepare all the PDF’s for your

Observe all printed tempo markings, dynamics, rests, and articulations. You are highly encouraged
to seek out quality recordings in order to understand how the excerpt fits into piece as a whole, and
to gain stylistic knowledge about the music. Begin preparations well in advance of the audition.
Audition times are listed below. If you have a scheduling problem with the assigned time, please
contact Dr. Reynolds via email ( or by office phone (573-651-2334).

Tuba – 11:00 am
Euphonium – 11:30 am
Trombone – 11:45 am
Horns – 12:00 pm
Trumpet – 12:45 pm
Flute – 1:30 pm
Low Clarinet – 2:00 pm (All Music Majors must audition on Soprano Clarinet)
Saxophone – 2:15 pm (All Music Majors must audition on Alto Saxophone)
Bb Soprano Clarinet – 3:00 pm
Oboe – 3:45 pm
Bassoon – 4:15 pm
Percussion – 5:00 pm

Concert III (Wind Symphony & Concert Band) – March 3, 2020
“Earthscapes: Water, Rocks, Deserts”

To Be Selected From:
      Sonoran Desert Holiday – Ron Nelson
      Lightning Field – John Mackey
     Southwest Saga – Robert Sheldon
     Southwest Summer – Robert W. Smith
     An Outdoor Overture – Aaron Copland
     Manhattan Beach – John Philip Sousa
     Sea Songs – Ralph V. Williams
     Brighton Beach – William Latham

Concert IV (Wind Symphony & Concert Band) – May 5, 2020
“Cinco De Mayo con Vientos Y Percusión”

To Be Selected From:
      La Bamba de Vera Cruz – Teriq Tucci/arr. Hunsberger
     El Camino Real – A. Reed
     Lola Flores – Sadel & Tucci/arr. Krance
     Huapango – J. P. Moncayo/arr. Osman
     La Mezquita De Cordoba – J. Giroux


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