Seating Auditions for Strings, Fall 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Strings auditions for the following ensembles:
UW Symphony Orchestra & UW Campus Philharmonia Orchestra

Audi­tions for the UW Symphony Orchestra and UW Campus Philharmonia Orchestra will take place on Mon­day and Tues­day evenings, Sep­tem­ber 22nd and 23rd, 2014, in Meany room 268 between 5:30 to 8:30 pm.
SIGN UPS ARE REQUIRED.

[Bass play­ers: your seat­ing audi­tions will be held sep­a­rately by Pro­fes­sor Lieber­mann. Please con­tact him directly at dbass@uw.edu for information.]

  • Return­ing stu­dents are expected to take the seat­ing audi­tion along with new students.
  • These audi­tions are being held so that we can best devise seat­ing plans for each con­cert. Seat­ing will rotate through­out the year.
  • Please come pre­pared to play (for approx­i­mately 5 min­utes) selec­tions from two works of con­trast­ing styles/periods. Music majors will also be asked to sight-read.
  • The first orches­tra rehearsal will be Mon­day, Sep­tem­ber 30th in Meany 268. If you have any ques­tions please email Dr. Rah­bee at: darahbee@uw.edu

Audi­tion sign-up sheets will be posted on Dr. Rahbee’s office door, Music Build­ing room 209,   in late August, and will remain posted until 2pm on Mon­day Sep­tem­ber 22nd.

***MUSIC MAJORS MUST INDICATE THAT THEY ARE AUDITIONING FOR THE UWSONON MAJORS MUST INDICATE WHICH ORCHESTRA THEY ARE AUDITIONING FORNON MAJORS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN PRIVATE LESSONS ON YOUR INSTRUMENT WITH UW FACULTY ARE REQUIRED TO ENROLL IN THE UWSO(MUSEN300/500). IF YOU ARE NOT ENROLLED IN PRIVATE LESSONS ON YOUR INSTRUMENT WITH UW FACULTYYOU MAY SIGN UP TO PLAY IN EITHER ORCHESTRADEPENDING ON YOUR SCHEDULE OR INTERESTOR YOU MAY INDICATE INTEREST IN BOTH ORCHESTRAS AND WE WILL PLACE YOU BASED ON THESIZE OF THE SECTION IN EACH ORCHESTRA.

If all time slots are taken, you are not out of luck. Sim­ply email us:

David A. Rah­bee, Direc­tor of Orches­tral Activ­i­ties: DARAHBEE@UW.EDU
Tigran Arakelyan, DMA stu­dent in Orches­tral Con­duct­ing: TIGRAN@UW.EDU

More information is available on the UW Orchestras Blog