SPRING SEMESTER AUDITION INFORMATION
Stony Brook Chorale - MUS 261
Monday evenings from 7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
Camerata Singers - MUS 271
Wednesday evenings from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Conducted by Shoshana Hershkowitz
Choirs will audition by sign up appointment (sign up on room 0113) beginning at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, 1/28. There is no need to prepare a piece for the audition. Audition is for placement, and will involve vocalizing, as well as some pitch and rhythm sing backs. Auditions for Camerata Singers will also include a brief sight singing example. Students may sign up on SOLAR prior to the audition- Stony Brook Chorale (MUS 261/CEH 569) and Camerata Singers (MUS 271/MUS 566).
University Orchestra - MUS 262
Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Conducted by Susan Deaver
The University Orchestra brings together over 70 undergraduate (and graduate) students - open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players (music majors/minors and qualified non-music majors) Auditions on Monday, January 26 and Tuesday, January 27 Tuesday, February 3 in room 2342 of the music building. Prepare two short contrasting excerpts from a solo or concerto of your choice.
Wind Ensemble - MUS 263
Wednesday evenings from 6:50 PM to 9:50 PM
Conducted by Bruce Engel
All interested musicians can join wind ensemble and auditions, which take place after the first abbreviated rehearsal, are for seating purposes only. Auditions are brief and you can perform any piece of your choosing. You will also be given some easy sight reading. The first rehearsal is Wednesday, January 28 in the Music Building Room 0111 at 6:50 PM.
Big Band Jazz Ensemble - MUS 264
Monday Evenings 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Jazz Combos - MUS 267
Meeting times are flexible to the schedule of the members
Directed by Ray Anderson
Openings for all instruments (including, but not limited to: Saxophones, Trombones, Trumpets, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Vocals.) You must audition to take these classes (amps, music stand, drum set will be provided - drummers bring sticks, etc.) Auditions will be held Tuesday, January 27, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Wednesday, January 28, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM in the Jazz Room: 0114-B, in the basement of the Music Building of the Staller Center. Signup sheet is on the door of the music office, room 3304.
Undergraduate Violin Placement Auditions
Monday, January 26, 12-1 PM, room 3362
Undergraduate Chamber Music Placement Auditions
Monday, January 26, 1-3 PM, room 3317
Music Department Ensembles