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orchestra@uwaterloo Audition Details

Auditions

Spring 2019 audition dates: Thursday, May 16 from 2:00pm to 5:30pm at Conrad Grebel, in the Great Hall.  (for new players)
Thursday, May 16:  after open rehearsal in Great Hall at Grebel at 7pm.

     1. Pick an audition time.

     2. Fill out the orchestra registration form.

     3. Read the Spring 2019 orchestra info sheet  

     4.  Look over the orchestra webpage.
 

Note: If you have played in the orchestra before, ask the director if you need to re-audition. 

The repertoire for this term requires:
2 flutes 2 oboes 2 clarinets 2 bassoons
4 horns 2 trumpets 3 trombones tuba
timpani percussion harp
strings

First rehearsal May 16 @ 7pm at Conrad Grebel in the Great Hall -  Open rehearsal
May 23@ 7pm First full rehearsal at Conrad Grebel in the Great Hall

Requirements

Each term begins with an open rehearsal where everyone who is interested in joining (including former members) comes to read through some of the repertoire planned for the term. For new players this is your chance to check out the level of the orchestra. More formal auditions take place after the open rehearsal, as well as the afternoon of the open rehearsal.  Please sign up using the link above.

Joining the orchestra

Note: registering for an ensemble on Quest does not mean the director knows you are intending to participate in a given term. You must audition (or if you are not required to audition, then you must notify the director directly).  Please sign up on Quest before your audition.

If you do not pass the audition or are not asked back in the ensemble, you must drop the course on Quest yourself (if you registered in the first place) as this is not automatically done for you.