Ensemble Auditions and Placement for New Students

Please Note: All dates and times are subject to change.  Check the New Student Schedule when you arrive.

For more information about each ensemble, click here. See Ensemble Audition Information for each ensemble's specific audition requirements.

This link includes audition signups for all ensembles listed below (unless otherwise noted) and placement auditions for private voice, string, and piano instruction. 

Choral Ensembles and Private Voice Lesson Auditions

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 5:00-8:00 pm, Weitz M215 Applebaum Hall

Thursday, Sept. 6, 4:00-7:00 pm, Weitz M215 Applebaum Hall

Friday, Sept. 7, 12:00-5:00 pm, Weitz M215 Applebaum Hall

Orchestra and Symphony Band Auditions

For Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion:
          Saturday, Sept. 8, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm, Weitz M126 Shackel Hall

For Strings Only (Orchestra and Private Lessons):
     Sunday, Sept. 9, 12:00-4:00 pm, M104 Kracum Performance Hall

For Symphony Band Only:
     Sunday, Sept. 9, 1:00-4:00 pm, Weitz M126 Shackel Hall

*Only one audition for placement consideration is required for both ensembles. 

Jazz Ensemble Auditions

Monday, Sept. 10, Ensemble auditions: 6:30-8:00 pm, Jazz Area info meeting: 8:00-9:00 pm Weitz M126 Shackel Hall

West African Drum Ensemble

*Tuesday, Sept. 11, 3:10-4:55 pm, Weitz M027 Puzak Studio

*Auditions occur during the first class meeting. No sign-up necessary.

Chinese Music Ensemble

No Auditions Necessary.  Please email Gao Hong, (ghong@carleton.edu) with questions. 

 Chamber Music Placement

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:00-5:30 pm, Weitz M027 Puzak Studio

*Mandatory informational meeting for those currently registered for Chamber Music, and for anyone interested in registering this Fall or at any time in the future. Information will be given about how to form groups, find additional players, get a faculty coach, arrange rehearsals and be part of the numerous chamber music performances on and off campus.