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Auditions for the BYU Concert Bands are administered by the studio professors for each instrument during the first week of fall and winter semesters. Each professor’s audition materials vary from year to year. Most auditions consist of scales, sight-reading, and prepared pieces. To receive more information or materials, click on your instrument below

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    Contact Dr. April Clayton at to receive more information.

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    Contact Dr. Jaren Hinckley at to receive more information.

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    Wednesday, August 31

    10am-12pm in Dr. Nichols' Office, E-451

    Bring two contrasting excerpts from the standard saxophone repertoire - no more than 3 minutes total. Be prepared to sight read and play scales.

    Sign-up sheet will be posted on Dr. Nichols' door by the first day of classes.

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    Oboe positions available in the concert bands are filled by oboe music majors and only in rare situations would a position be available to a non-major. However, University Orchestra (and for winter semester, Bands) is open to non-music majors.

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    Updated for Fall 2022Contact Dr. Chris Smith at to receive more information.

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    Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3, Movement 1: Measures 28-69

    Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Movement 1: 1st horn, 3rd measure of 17 to 2nd measure of 21.

    Bach: Mass in B Minor, Horn solo from Quoniam: Beginning to measure 15. Note, this is Horn in D. You must transpose.

    Dvorak: Symphony No. 8, Movement 1: 1st horn, beginning to 10 measures before A

    These orchestral excerpts can be found at or on

    An audition time signup sheet will be posted at E-460 by August 23rd.

    Auditions will be held August 29.

    Contact Professor Brian Blanchard with questions.

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    Find audition instruction and materials here.

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    Audition materials for trombone can be found at

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    Contact Professor Bryce at for the materials and instructions for submitting an audition.

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    Percussion materials and instructions can be found here. Contact Dr. Matt Coleman at if you have additional questions.
    Signup for Auditions Here