Music

Ensembles

The University of Evansville offers a variety of ensembles in both instrumental and vocal areas. Our ensembles perform concerts both on and off campus throughout the year.

  • Wind, String, Percussion Chamber Ensembles
  • University Choir, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, Kantorei
  • Jazz Band I, Jazz Band II
  • Opera Scenes, Opera Production
  • University Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble
  • Wind Ensemble, University Band, Athletic Bands

Music is an integral part of the University's commitment to a liberal arts education. We welcome and encourage students from all other disciplines to participate along with our music majors in any of these ensembles.

Concert Season Brochure 2014-2015

Jazz Bands

Orchestra / String Ensemble

the orchestras bulletin board in Krannert Fine Arts Building, across from FA101. For their audition, students must play:

  1. One 2 or 3 octave scale of their choosing
  2. A brief solo (approximately two minutes long)
  3. Passages from movement 3 of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Second Symphony, Third Version (link below). Students are expected to prepare the entire movement.

Note: Violinists wishing to be placed in the first violin section must demonstrate shifting in their scale and solo.

Wind Ensemble / University Band

Percussion Auditions: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:00-10:00 p.m. in FA 103.

Woodwinds/Brass Auditions: Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 3:00-10:00 p.m. in FA 103.

  • A sign-up sheet is available on the UE Bands bulletin board.
  • The audition will consist of prepared excerpts, scales, and sight-reading.
  • Please note: Wind Ensemble will not meet on Thursday, August 29, due to auditions.
  • First rehearsal will be Tuesday, September 2.

Audition Excerpts