Auditions

Band Wind and Percussion:  Band Wind and Percussion auditions will take place on Sunday, August 20 (percussion), Monday, August 21, and Tuesday, August 22.

This audition is for placement for the academic year, with the following exceptions:

  • auditions will be held to fill seats in spring semester created by vacancies due to student teaching, etc.
  • some studio teachers wish to reaudition their placements in November for spring semester, but this is done by request of studio teachers.

Each student should bring two prepared solos or etudes of contrasting styles that demonstrate both their musical and technical abilities. If studio faculty want you to prepare specific pieces, they will communicate directly with you for that requirement.

The percussion have specific excerpts that can be found here.

The studio teacher of your instrument will judge auditions.  Please see room assignments on the Band bulletin board outside room 1012.

 

Band and Orchestra Audition Schedule

Sunday, August 20

12:30-5:00: Percussion auditions in Kelly Band Hall (room 1012). All students are required to arrive at 12:00 for set-up and to return at 5:00 pm for tear-down. Please contact Dr. Daniel Piccolo for additional information at dpiccol@bgsu.edu.

Monday, August 21

All Day: Band Wind auditions.

Studio teachers will establish times for auditions.  Sign-up sheets will be posted on studio doors.

Tuesday, August 22

8:00-12:00 Wind studio teachers finish any remaining Band auditions. Sign-up sheets will be posted on studio doors.

Afternoon/evening: Ensemble rosters are posted on the board outside of room 1012.

Questions regarding auditions for all BGSU Bands should be directed to: bgsubands@bgsu.edu

Questions regarding auditions for all BGSU Bands should be directed to: bgsubands@bgsu.edu

 

Color Guard Audition Information

There will be two audition dates prior to Fundamentals Week. Students need to attend one of the two audition dates.

Audition dates for the 2017-18 school year: April 29th and July 22nd.

Twirler Audition Information

There will be one audition date prior to Fundamentals Week. You must be enrolled at BGSU to audition. If interested please contact Dr. Kathy Siebenaler Wilson at kathysw9@gmail.com.

Audition date for the 2016-17 school year: August 5th.

Drumline Audition Information

There will be three camps for percussion auditions in addition to the beginning of Fundamentals Week. Students who attend all camps will be given preference in the audition process. Audition music will be provided prior to each of the audition dates.

These dates are usually the last weekend of May, June, and July.  Questions? Email Brady Sark at bsark@bgsu.edu

Questions regarding auditions for all BGSU Bands should be directed to: bgsubands@bgsu.edu