Prepared Excerpts - 2019 Ensemble Auditions

UW OrchestraUW Bands Auditions RequirementS

Please see here for the audition schedule and information about signing up for an audition

Bassoon 

For Symphonic BandUW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 5/19
Students should prepare all excerpts 


Clarinet 

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music): edited 6/19

  • Beethoven, Symphony #4, 2nd and 3rd Movements, as marked
  • Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture, 2 excerpts as marked (play on Bb clarinet if you don't have an A clarinet)

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/19

  • Beethoven, Symphony #4, 2nd and 3rd Movements, as marked
  • Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture, 2 excerpts as marked (play on Bb clarinet if you don't have an A clarinet)
  • Strauss, Ein Heldenleben, as marked
(Optional) Eb Clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/19
  • Ravel, Bolero
  • Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, 5th Movement, as marked
(Optional) Bass Clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/19
  • Strauss, Also Sprach Zarathustra, as marked
  • Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy, 4th Movement, as marked

Euphonium 

For Symphonic Band prepare first two excerpt only. (view musicedited 6/19

For UW Wind Ensemble prepare all three excerpts. (view musicedited 6/19


Flute

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 5/19
Students should prepare first flute parts for all pages

Students should prepare first flute parts for all pages

Horn 

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 5/19
Students should prepare both excerpts

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 5/19
 Students should prepare all excerpts


Oboe/English Horn

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia(view musicedited 6/19

Students should prepare first two excerpts which include:

  • Barret etude no. 15
  • Rossini Scala di Seta Overture, pick up to 2 to downbeat of 3

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra(view musicedited 6/19

Students should prepare all excerpts which include:

  • Barret etude no. 15
  • Rossini Scala di Seta Overture, pick up to 2 to downbeat of 3
  • Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite, Serenata 8-10 and Gavotta Var. 1a 77-8 after 80

Percussion

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 5/19

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 5/19

Contact Dr. Whiting, Chair of Percussion Studies with questions at: bwhiting@uw.edu.


Saxophone 

For UW Wind Ensemble (view music)edited 6/19

For Symphonic Band (view music): edited 6/19


Trombone 

Tenor Trombone (view music) edited 5/19

Bass Trombone (view music) edited 5/19


Tuba 

For UW Wind EnsembleUW Symphony Orchestraand Campus Philharmonia:
Prepare all excerpts. (view musicedited 6/19

  • Mahler 1 
  • Prokofiev 5, 3-6 
  • Ride 
  • Hungarian March 
  • Meistersinger Overture J-L 
  • Toccata Marziale Low Octave 

For Symphonic Band:
Prepare the following two excerpts. (view musicedited 6/19

  • Prokofiev 5, 3-6 
  • Meistersinger Overture Opening

Trumpet 

For Symphonic Band:
Prepare the first excerpt. (view musicedited 8/19

For UW Wind EnsembleUW Symphony Orchestraand Campus Philharmonia:
Prepare all excerpts. (view musicedited 8/19