The UH Bands are looking forward to Spring 2021! While the exact format of instruction (e.g., in-person or online, number of musicians rehearsing together, etc.) is still being decided, we're eager to get the rosters set for Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble.
Any UH student receiving a UH Bands Achievement Scholarship MUST audition for a concert band to retain their scholarship.
Wind Ensemble - MWF, 2:30-4:00pm The UH Wind Ensemble will explore works for chamber winds and smaller wind ensembles in the Spring 2021 semester, including a recording project and several online composer residencies.
Symphonic Band - MWF, 4:15-5:30pm
Concert Band - Tues, 3:00-4:20pm and Thurs, 3:00-4:20pm (register for just one section)
Each audition will consist of the prepared excerpts posted below. For woodwind / brass:all students are required to play one of two excerpts (player's choice); students wishing to be considered for Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble are required to play both excerpts
For Percussion: all students are required to play the snare drum excerpt; students wishing to be considered for Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble should perform all three excerpts as possible (contact Gwen or Dr. Boeckman for percussion room access)
*NOTE FOR PERCUSSION: All students are required to play the SD excerpt, and students wishing to be considered for SB & WE should perform all three excerpts as possible (contact Gwen or Dr B for percussion room access).
Snare Drum - Spring 2021 UH Bands audition excerpts