2014-2015 Season Auditions
Spring auditions for the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will be held at the University of Puget Sound on Saturday, May 31st (10 AM - 5 PM) & Sunday, June 1st (10 AM - 1 PM). To schedule an audition with the PSYWE Wind Ensemble, contact Dana Lede at firstname.lastname@example.org
All auditions will be played without accompaniment and evaluated for tone quality, intonation, rhythmic accuracy, technical precision, and musicality.
Wind musicians, please prepare:
- Two musical selections of your choice, displaying contrasting styles (one fast and technical, the other slow and lyrical), no more than a total of five minutes in duration. Excerpts may be chosen from standard solo literature, etudes, or band/orchestra repertoire, and may come from one or two different works.
- Three major scales of your choice (two octaves, when possible), performed from memory.
- Chromatic scale demonstrating the full range of your instrument (as low and high as you can comfortably play), slurred, and performed as fast as possible.
- Sightreading chosen by the conductor.
Wind Ensemble Percussion Auditions
Percussionists, please prepare the following three excerpts:
Tuition & Financial Assistance
Wind Ensemble Tuition for 2014-2015 season is $425.00 and Symphonic Band tuition is $250.00.
Tuition payment in full is due by the first rehearsal. If financial circumstances require special arrangements, a request in writing may be made to: PSYWE Treasurer, P.O. Box 1152, Auburn, WA 98071-1152 or email@example.com. Please make all checks payable to "PSYWE."
Need-based financial aid is available to students who require financial assistance. Please e-mail Pat Parkin (firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. Please include your telephone number in the body of the e-mail.