Performing Groups – Additional Information


Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble

The audition* for Symphonic Band (all sections) is for seating only. Auditions* are held for placement in Wind Ensemble.

Symphony Orchestra/Chamber Orchestra/Small String Ensembles
Auditions* held for placement in Symphony Orchestra are for Woodwind & Brass players only. String seating for Symphony Orchestra will be determined during the String Sectional on Monday of each week. Chamber Orchestra is open to all string players. Small String Ensembles are open to all string players; audition* determines level of ensemble.

Jazz Ensemble I & II/ Jazz Combo I & II
Placement in Jazz Ensemble I (advanced) and Jazz Combo I (advanced) or Jazz Ensemble II will be determined during Jazz Ensemble II rehearsal on Monday of each week. No audition is required to participate in Jazz Combo II.

Concert Choir/Chamber Choir/Vocal Jazz Choir
Concert Choir
is required of all students. Vocal Jazz Choir features modern choral arrangements accompanied by a complete rhythm section. Chamber Choir is open to all.

Percussion assignments for various ensembles are made on Monday during Percussion Ensemble.

*AUDITIONin addition to a short prepared piece that demonstrates your level of musicianship, you will be given music to sight read.