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    August Orchestra Auditions


    We are holding auditions for new members on August 16 and 18, 2021. Please spread the word to musicians who might be interested. In particular, we are looking for oboe, trumpet, bassoon and bass players.

    When: August 16 and 18 | evening time slots available

    Where: Details on audition location will be emailed the week prior to auditions to all students who have reserved an appointment time.

    If there are no available audition spots or you are a community player who does not have a Google calendar please email Dr. Peter Askim at paaskim@ncsu.eduWhen signing up for an audition please include in the description what instrument you will be auditioning on.

    Sign up for an audition appointment

    Audition requirements:
    *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.

    If you would like more information, please contact Dr. Peter Askim at