Events

  • Mon
    07
    Jan
    2019
    5:00 pmDr. Askim’s office, Room 207 Price Music Center

    Expectations:

    – Prepare a solo or orchestral excerpts of your choice – generally about 5 minutes or less of music. Solos could be pieces studied in private lessons, an all-state solo, or standard repertoire for your instrument. The piece or excerpt should show your playing at its best. No accompaniment is needed.

    – Scales – Two scales of your choice, three octaves if possible. String players should play one scale with spiccato bowing.

    Auditions for string players are primarily to determine if players are capable of handling orchestra repertoire and as a factor in seating. Wind and brass positions are competitive.

    If you would like more information, please contact Dr. Peter Askim at paaskim@ncsu.edu

    When signing up for an audition please include in the description what instrument you will be auditioning on.

    If there are no available audition spots or you are a community player that does not have a google calendar please email paaskim@ncsu.edu with the audition time you would like to sign up for.

    Click here to sign up for an audition appointment!

     

  • Tue
    08
    Jan
    2019
    4:30-7:30 p.m.Dr. Askim’s office, Room 207 Price Music Center

    Expectations:

    – Prepare a solo or orchestral excerpts of your choice – generally about 5 minutes or less of music. Solos could be pieces studied in private lessons, an all-state solo, or standard repertoire for your instrument. The piece or excerpt should show your playing at its best. No accompaniment is needed.

    – Scales – Two scales of your choice, three octaves if possible. String players should play one scale with spiccato bowing.

    Auditions for string players are primarily to determine if players are capable of handling orchestra repertoire and as a factor in seating. Wind and brass positions are competitive.

    If you would like more information, please contact Dr. Peter Askim at paaskim@ncsu.edu

    When signing up for an audition please include in the description what instrument you will be auditioning on.

    If there are no available audition spots or you are a community player that does not have a google calendar please email paaskim@ncsu.edu with the audition time you would like to sign up for.

    Click here to sign up for an audition appointment!

    For more information on the Orchestra and Symphony, please visit: http://www.raleighcivicsymphony.org/

  • Sun
    31
    Mar
    2019
    4:00 pmStewart Theatre, Talley Student Union

    Guest Artist Jennifer Beattie, Mezzo-Soprano
    Music by Wagner, Elgar, Golijov and Ravel
    The concert also features the world premiere of songs by Peter Askim to texts of 18th Century Vietnamese poetess Hồ Xuân Hương, translated by NC State Professor Emeritus John Balaban

  • Sun
    14
    Apr
    2019
    4:00 pmStewart Theatre, Talley Student Union

    Music of Ethyl Smyth, Florence Price and the World Premiere of a work for Virtual Reality and live symphony orchestra by acclaimed composer Aleksandra Vrebalov
    Virtual Reality design and concept by NC State College of Design Assistant Professor Dr, Derek Ham and Dr. Melanie Graham (NC State Department of English)