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Elizabeth Snodgrass
4539 Humanities Bldg, 455 N. Park St. Madison WI 53706

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Student Auditions for Winds of Wisconsin

Audition date: October 1, 2017; 5:00-8:30pm

Students will prepare a solo or an etude that demonstrates their musicianship and technical facility through contrasting tempos and styles. An accompanist is not necessary. Five minutes maximum. Students will be asked to play two major scales of the judges' choice, as well as a chromatic scale, to demonstrate range and facility. Sightreading will be provided, and you will be asked to play audition excerpts.

2017-2018 excerpts
flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, alto sax, tenor sax, bari sax, trumpet/cornet, trombone, french horn, euphonium/tuba, percussion.

Percussionists should prepare excerpts for two of the following three instruments: mallets, timpani, and/or snare. Required audition excerpts for percussion and timpani are provided above. Please contact WOW staff in the week prior to your audition to let them know what your instrument requirements are for the audition room.

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