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The School of Music at Southern Illinois University has a wide variety of performance opportunities open to all university students. These opportunities include small chamber ensembles, large concert bands, jazz ensembles, choral groups, orchestras, opera, musical theater, and marching band.


Large Ensembles 2019-2020
FALL AUDITION INFORMATION

CHOIRS

Audition sign-up sheets (5-minute increments) will be posted on the bulletin board outside Altgeld 108 by August 10.

The audition consists of vocalizing, singing one verse of “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” and sight reading a short melodic example.

Please email Dr. Susan Davenport (sgds@siu.edu) if interested.


JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Jazz auditions are Tuesday, August 20, 1 - 5pm in Altgeld 117.

Music is posted a week in advance on the bulletin board outside Altgeld 117.


MARCHING SALUKIS

There is no audition for membership. A “seating audition” will be held during band camp; however, there is nothing you need to prepare in advance. (No solo, etude, excerpts, etc.)

The seating audition will involve sight-reading and 2 major scales.


SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Tuesday, August 20, starting at 6pm.

Please email Professor Ed Benyas (benyas@siu.edu) if interested.


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