Prepared Excerpts - 2021 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 6/18/21
Students should prepare all excerpts 


Clarinet 

For Symphonic BandUW Wind EnsembleUW Symphony Orchestra and Campus Philharmonia

Bb Clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/18/21
If you do not have an A clarinet, you may play the first excerpt on Bb clarinet. Prepare excerpts marked in red brackets.

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 8
  • Brahms – Symphony No. 1
  • Vaughan Williams – Folk Song Suite

 (Optional) Eb Clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/18/21

  • Ravel – Daphnis and Chloe Suite #2
  • Vaughan Williams – Folk Song Suite

(Optional) Bass clarinet for all groups (view music): edited 6/18/21

  • Strauss – Don Quixote
  • Dukas – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Euphonium 

For Symphonic Band prepare first two excerpts only. (view musicedited 6/18/21

For UW Wind Ensemble prepare all three excerpts. (view musicedited 6/18/21


Flute

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 6/18/21
Students should prepare first flute parts for the first two pages only

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/18/21
Students should prepare first flute parts for all pages

Horn 

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 6/18/21
Students should prepare first three excerpts

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/18/21
 Students should prepare all excerpts.


Oboe/English Horn

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia(view musicedited 6/18/21

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 6/18/21

Students should prepare all excerpts. 


Percussion

For Symphonic Band and Campus Philharmonia (view music)edited 6/18/21

For UW Wind Ensemble and UW Symphony Orchestra (view music): edited 6/18/21

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 6/18/21

Bass Trombone (view music) edited 6/18/21


Tuba 

For UW Wind EnsembleUW Symphony Orchestraand Campus Philharmonia:
Prepare all excerpts. (view musicedited 6/18/21

  • 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