Ensembles Auditions

About Ensembles Auditions

All music students are required to be a part of an ensemble. Thus, all music students need to audition to be placed in the correct ensemble. Membership in the UNLV Music Ensembles is based upon each conductor's evaluation of your potential contribution to the ensemble as well as your previous musical experience. The need to maintain a balanced ensemble with the proper placement is also an important factor.

UNLV Bands

The Division of Wind Band Studies is holding auditions for the UNLV Wind Orchestra at the following times:

  • Brass: Monday, Aug. 19 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Woodwinds: Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Percussion: Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 2-5 p.m.

UNLV Symphony and UNLV Chamber Orchestra

Auditions for UNLV Symphony Orchestra and UNLV Chamber Orchestra will take place Wednesday, August 28th, Thursday, August 29th, and Thursday, August 30th from 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. in BMC 160. One audition will serve as an audition for both symphony and chamber orchestra. They will be conducted during symphony orchestra and chamber orchestra rehearsals the first week of classes.

Please prepare a movement from a solo, and two excerpts from your respective instrument's repertoire list.

Neither orchestra will formally meet in an ensemble setting until the week of September 3rd.

For repertoire and registration for an audition time, please click on the links below.

UNLV Choirs

Auditions will take place in HFA 135 on the following days:

  • Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

UNLV Jazz Ensembles

Auditions will take place Tuesday, Aug. 20, and Wednesday, Aug. 21. For available times and sign-up, please visit the link below: