School of Music

Symphony Orchestra

Audition Information 2018 - 2019

Membership in the East Carolina University Symphony Orchestra is by audition only. Auditions for Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion please contact your studio teacher for more information.

Auditions for strings will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Room 105 as follows:

Violin - 10:00 a.m.
Cello - 1:00 p.m.
Viola - 2:30 p.m.
Bass - 3:15 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 all of the excerpts bellow.

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