Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
This audition is open to all Furman Students.
This audition is required for all wind and percussion scholarship students.
Your audition will consist of:
-Audition excerpts linked to the right:
-Sight-reading of a brief passage.
Audition dates and times: See information sheet included with your excerpts - dates vary by instrument. Sign up for a time on the band bulletin board outside rehearsal hall D-13, lower level of the Daniel Music Building.
The audition will take place behind a screen. Dr. Hicken and the Wind and Percussion Faculty will adjudicate.
Wind Ensemble personnel will be established for the spring term based upon the results of this audition. Seating for Symphonic Band will be based upon the students who take this audition. However, you do not need to audition to participate in the Symphonic Band. If you do not audition, Dr. Hicken will determine seat for you in the Symphonic Band.
Personnel Decisions for the Wind Ensemble will be based upon the following criteria:
-The results of the audition.
-Past experience and performance in the ensemble program.
-Educational value for the individual student.
-Availability due to the student’s academic schedule.
Contact your teacher or Dr. Hicken by email if questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
Excerpt PDFs with instructions.
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