Auditions

BG Philharmonia Audition Instructions

-please read carefully-

Orchestra auditions will take place at the beginning of the fall semester. Woodwinds and Brass players will audition on Wednesday, August 25 starting at 5 p.m. A sign-up sheet will be posted on Monday, August 23. If you play an auxiliary instrument, such as piccolo or bass clarinet, please also sign up for a separate time on that instrument. String players will audition on Thursday, August 26th beginning at 1 p.m. Sign-up sheets will be posted on Monday, August 23.

Everyone who wants to be in the BG Philharmonia needs to audition: Click on your instrument listed below, print out the excerpts and prepare them for the audition. Woodwind players are encouraged to audition on an auxiliary instrument also, e.g. piccolo, bass clarinet, etc. Everyone brings a prepared solo to the audition. You will play a passage from it as requested by the faculty present. Violinists may choose between first and second violin excerpts.