Contact & Location
All auditions will be held early in the first week of classes.
Audition information and sign-up sheets will be on the Jazz Bands corkboard (across from Music 210)
For additional information please contact Vern Sielert: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jazz Choir II is open to audition on a limited basis, see Professor Bukvich for further details.
Jazz Choir I does not require an audition.
Auditions are NOT required for membership in marching band.
Percussion placement auditions occur during band camp.
For more information, visit Marching Band Audition Information and Materials.
String players audition with Dr. Ferenc Cseszko on Tuesday afternoon of the first week of classes (fall semester). A sign-up sheet will be on the Orchestra board (across from Music 210).
For more details, visit University of Idaho Symphony Orchestra.
All other players are auditioned by the faculty members of those instruments (see Wind Ensemble audition information).
Opera/Musical Theater Productions
Scenes - All singers audition at the beginning of the semester and present either an operatic aria or a song from musical theatre.
Production – All singers audition in conjunction with the theatre department auditions at the beginning of the fall semester (if a a fall production) or at the end of the fall semester (spring production) and present either an operatic aria or a song from musical theatre.
For additional information please contact Dr. Kyle Ferrill: email@example.com.
Vandaleer Concert Choir
Fall Semester: Auditions occur during the first week of classes.
Spring Semester: Auditions are by appointment with the director, Dr. Michael Murphy.
Sing a prepared, short solo piece that demonstrates your best level of technical and expressive ability; should be secure enough to be sung a cappella; also sight singing and tonal memory.
For additional information please contact Michael Murphy: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winds and Percussion (Wind Ensemble and Orchestra)
Auditions (except for percussion) occur early in the first week of classes (by end-of-day Wednesday). Students audition for the professor of their instrument. Sign-up sheets for auditions will be placed on faculty doors by noon on Monday. Students should be prepared to play an etude or solo piece, scales and to sight-read.
Ensembles that do not Require an Audition
Jazz Choir I
Instrumental Audition Locations and Contact Person
|Bassoon||Music 204||Dr. Susan Hess - email@example.com|
|Clarinet||Music 305||Dr. Roger Cole - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Euphonium||Music 309||Dr. Torrey Lawrence - email@example.com|
|Flute||Music 310||Dr. Leonard Garrison – firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Horn||Music 307||Dr. Robert Dickow - email@example.com|
|Oboe||Music 304||Dr. Carol Padgham Albrecht - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Percussion||Music 213|| Professor Dan Bukvich - Auditions are by appointment
during the first week of classes.
|Saxophone||Music 308||Dr. Vanessa Sielert – email@example.com|
|Strings||Music 302||Dr. Ferenc Cseszko – firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Trombone||Music 313||Professor Alan Gemberling - email@example.com|
|Trumpet||Ridenbaugh 223||Dr. Vern Sielert – firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tuba||Music 309||Dr. Torrey Lawrence - email@example.com|
|Jazz Bands||Ridenbaugh 223||Dr. Vern Sielert – firstname.lastname@example.org|
Vocal Audition Locations and Contact Person
|Dr. Kyle Ferrill – email@example.com|
|Vandaleers||Music 211||Dr. Michael Murphy – firstname.lastname@example.org|
For more information, please visit Lionel Hampton School of Music Ensembles or call the School of Music at