Fall 2021 Ensemble Auditions

Audition Format, Date, Time, and Location:

Format: Trombone auditions for large ensembles (bands and orchestras) will take place in person this fall. The audition format will be blind (behind a screen with a proctor). Please contact Dr. Kimball (will.kimball@byu.edu) if you would prefer to submit an audition remotely.

Date: Monday, August 30, 2021

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Location: C580, HFAC (please note: this is a different location than originally posted)

Audition Materials:

Below is the list of the audition materials. You can find all of the music at tromboneexcerpts.org, using the links provided below for each excerpt. Prepare the portion of the music shown on tromboneexcerpts.org, unless otherwise noted. Non-majors may elect to prepare a solo of their choice instead of the below excerpts. Again, please contact Dr. Kimball (will.kimball@byu.edu) if you would prefer to submit an audition remotely.

TENOR TROMBONES

1) Mozart, Requiem

2) Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries

3) Saint-Saens, Symphony No. 3

4) Ravel, Bolero (optional, but necessary if you want to be considered for first chair in the Philharmonic Orchestra)

BASS TROMBONES

1) Haydn, Creation

2) Wagner, Ride (minor and second major sections)

3) Berlioz, Hungarian March

4) Kodaly, Hary Janos