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MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra

Audition Information for Fall 2019Photo of Symphony Orchestra students

Audition Date: Monday, August 19, 2019

Audition Times: 11:12 am - 2:30 pm (sign up below; students who are unable to make any of these timeslots may contact Dr. Brandon Matthews to set up an alternative time)

Location: AR-277K (Office of Dr. Brandon Matthews)

Open to: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello, and bass.

Symphony Orchestra meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2:20 pm. 

Orchestra Audition Requirements

  • Prepare a scale of your choice, at least two octaves (three or four preferred)
  • Prepare 1-2 minutes of a solo of your choice
  • Prepare the following excerpt (unless your instrument is not on the list; then you are excused from this requirement):

Flute: download Flute Audition Music

Oboe: download Oboe Audition Music

Clarinet: download Clarinet Audition Music

Bassoon: download Bassoon Audition Music

Horn: download Horn Audition Music

Trumpet: download Trumpet Audition Music

Violin: download Violin Audition Music

Viola: download Viola Audition Music

Cello and Bass: download Cello and Bass Audition Music

For more information about auditioning for the MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra, please contact Dr. Brandon Matthews at



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