Fall 2022 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).

Date: Monday, August 29, 2022

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Location: C580, HFAC

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.


1) Mozart, Requiem

2) Rossini, William Tell

3) Wagner, Tannhauser

4) Schumann, Symphony No. 3—first 8 bars only (optional excerpt, but necessary if you want to be considered for first chair in the Wind Symphony or Philharmonic Orchestra)


1) Haydn, Creation

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

3) Berlioz, Hungarian March

4) Kodaly, Hary Janos