Symphonic Band & Symphony Orchestra
Ensemble membership is open to all Furman students, both majors and non-majors, but is required
for students awarded a music scholarship on a Brass, Woodwind or Percussion instrument. Yes, non-majors welcome! The audition places you in consideration for a seat in the Furman Symphonic Band and the Furman Symphony Orchestra.
Sunday - 8/25
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - HORNS (12ish)
5: 45 pm - 6:45 pm - SAXOPHONES (7)
Monday - 8/26
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm - CLARINETS (13)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - TRUMPETS
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - LOW BRASS (13)
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm - OBOES (4)
Monday - 9/2
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - FLUTES (7)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - PERCUSSION
Tuesday - 9/3
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm - BASSOONS
Your audition, using the excerpts below, will seat the Symphonic Band personnel for fall term 2019 and determine the wind / percussion sections for the Symphony Orchestra. If you are also in Marching Band, this audition is different from the brief marching audition that takes place during pre-season camp.
Personnel / Seating results will be based on the following criteria
- The results of the audition.
- Past experience and performance in the ensemble program.
- Educational value for the individual student.
- Availability due to academic schedule.
Your audition will consist of:
- Excerpts posted below. (Select your instrument)
- Sight-reading of a brief passage.
- No Scales
Questions? Contact Dr. Samuels at email@example.com
or 864-294-3193. The band student staff office is 864-294-3069.