College of Fine Arts and Communication
School of Music


Audition Information 2015 - 2016

ECU Symphony Orchestra

Audition Information

Membership in the East Carolina University Symphony Orchestra is by audition only.  Auditions for Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion will be held Aug. 22 & 23.  Please contact your studio teacher for more information.

Auditions for strings will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Room 105 as follows: 

Viola - 10:00 a.m.
Cello - 11:00 a.m.
Bass - 12:00 p.m.
Violin - 1:30 p.m.


Auditions will be held as if you are auditioning for a professional orchestra.  When playing your audition you should demonstrate not only the ability to play the correct notes, but also correct style, tempo, dynamics, intonation, length of notes and rhythm accuracy, etc. 

Please prepare the sections marked with brackets only.

Everyone needs to be present at the scheduled time for your instrument to determine the order that you will be auditioning. 

Excerpts available as pdf files





For more information or audition materials, please contact:
Jorge Richter
Conductor, ECU Symphony Orchestra