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About the MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra

The MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra (MUS 3827) is open to any student on the Auraria Campus, regardless of major or institution of enrollment. The course meets Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30 – 2:20 pm, and generally performs 2-3 concerts per semester. If you play any of the string, brass, woodwind, or percussion instruments, then consider joining the orchestra! An audition is required, see Audition Information below.

MUS 3827 Symphony Orchestra – MW, 12:30 – 2:20 pm

Audition Information

For the Fall 2022 semester, the MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra is accepting video auditions.

To audition, please submit a video of yourself playing the audition requirements below to the Orchestra Director, Dr. Brandon Matthews at [email protected].

Email your video by 11:59 PM, Monday, August 22, 2022.

Audition Video Repertoire Requirements:

  1. Perform one scale of your choice, three octaves preferred.
  2. Perform the audition excerpt for your instrument:
    Flute Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Oboe Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Clarinet Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Bassoon Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Horn Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Trumpet Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Trombone Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Violin Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Viola Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Cello Audition Excerpt (PDF)
    Bass Audition Excerpt (PDF)