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MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra

Audition Information for Spring 2019Photo of Symphony Orchestra students

Audition Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Audition Times: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (sign up below)

Location: AR-277K (Office of Dr. Brandon Matthews)

Open to: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, and bass.

Symphony Orchestra meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:00 - 1:50 pm. 

Orchestra Audition Requirements

  • Play a three octave scale of your choice.
  • Perform the following excerptAuditioners are expected to play the entire page:

Flute: download Flute Audition Music

Oboe: download Oboe Audition Music

Clarinet: download Clarinet Audition Music

Bassoon: download Bassoon Audition Music

Horn: download Horn Audition Music

Trumpet: download Trumpet Audition Music

Trombone: download Trombone Audition Music

Violin: download Violin Audition Music

Viola: download Viola Audition Music

Cello and Bass: download Cello and Bass Audition Music

Listen to a recording of the audition excerpt: Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang'

For more information about auditioning for the MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra, please contact Dr. Brandon Matthews at