Prepared Excerpts - 2020 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 6/17/20
Students should prepare all excerpts 


Clarinet 

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music): edited 6/17/20

Bb Clarinet:

  • Mendelssohn Scherzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream": beginning to letter B.
  • R. Strauss An Alpine Symphony: rehearsal #22 to 3 after #24.

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/17/20

Additional for those interested in WE and Symphony Orchestra:

  • Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales: rehearsal #8 to #11.
  • Mozart Parto! from La Clemenza di Tito: bar 13 to letter A and bar 46 to bar 63.
(Optional) Eb Clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/17/20
  • Ravel Bolero: Rehearsal #3 to #4.
  • Ravel Piano Concerto in G, 3rd movement: Rehearsal #1 to #2.
(Optional) Bass Clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/17/20
  • Mahler Symphony #1: bar 9 to 4 after rehearsal #1 (can skip long rest).
  • Stravinsky Rite of Spring: rehearsal #48 to #49.

Euphonium 

For Symphonic Band prepare first two excerpts only. (view musicedited 6/29/20

For UW Wind Ensemble prepare all three excerpts. (view musicedited 6/29/20


Flute

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 6/17/20
Students should prepare first flute parts for all pages

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/17/20
Students should prepare first flute parts for all pages

Horn 

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 6/17/20
Students should prepare both excerpts

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/17/20
 Students should prepare all excerpts.


Oboe/English Horn

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia(view musicedited 6/22/20

Students should prepare these excerpts:

  • Barret Etude 28
  • Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Strauss to 17 after M

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra(view musicedited 6/24/20

Students should prepare all excerpts. 


Percussion

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 6/15/20

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/17/20

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


Saxophone 

For UW Wind Ensemble (view music)edited 7/17/20

For Symphonic Band (view music): edited 7/17/20


Trombone 

Tenor Trombone (view music) edited 6/29/20

Bass Trombone (view music) edited 6/29/20


Tuba 

For UW Wind EnsembleUW Symphony Orchestraand Campus Philharmonia:
Prepare all excerpts. (view musicedited 6/29/20

  • 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 6/29/20

  • Prokofiev 5, 3-6 
  • Meistersinger Overture Opening

Trumpet 

For Campus Philharmonia and Symphonic Band:
Prepare the first excerpt. (view musicedited 7/6/20

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra:
Prepare all excerpts. (view musicedited 7/6/20