Wind Symphony Auditions

Spring 2019 Large Ensemble Auditions
Sunday – January 13, 2019
River Campus Cultural Center Room 120

 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 instrument.

 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). 

  •  Oboe – 10:45 am
  • Bassoon – 11:00 am
  • Trombone – 11:30 am
  • Euphonium – 12:00 pm
  • Tuba – 12:30 pm
  • Trumpet – 1:00 pm
  • Saxophone – 3:45 pm (All Music Majors must audition on Alto Saxophone)
  • Low Clarinet – 4:15 pm
  • Clarinet – 4:30 pm (All Music Majors must audition on Soprano Clarinet)
  • Percussion – 5:00 pm (RCC124)
  • Flute – 5:15 pm
  • Horn – 6:00 pm


Concert III (Wind Symphony) – February 26, 2019 – “The Stage and Screen”

To Be Selected From:
                      Schindler’s List, Main Title – John Williams (Sofia Han, violin soloist)

                                The Wizard of Oz – Richard Sherman/arr. James Barnes

                                Concerto for Clarinet, “Adagio” – W.A. Mozart/arr. Rumbelow (Gabrielle Baffoni. Soloist)

                                Out of Africa, Main Title – John Barry/arr. De Meij

                                Catch Me If You Can – John Williams (Zach Stern, sax soloist)

                                James Bond 007 – John Barry/arr. Erickson

                                Nimbus 2000 – John Williams

                                Candide – Overture and Suite – Leonard Bernstein/arr. Grundman


Spring Into Dance – April 4-7, 2019

            Bernstein – Music from Candide


Concert IV (Wind Symphony) – May 4, 2018 – “Big and Little”

To Be Selected From:

                                Sparke – Dance Movements

                                Dvorak – Slavonic Dances

                      Various Chamber Music selections


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Department of Music
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701