Ensemble Auditions

Large Ensemble Audition Information

Fall 2023

Concert Ensemble Audition Registration

Concert Ensemble Audition Materials

This information pertains to the following ensembles:

Huxford Symphony Orchestra – MW 2 – 3:45 pm

Campus Orchestra – M 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Wind Ensemble – TR 2-3:45 pm

Symphonic Band – MW 2-3:45 pm

Concert Band – M 2-3:45 pm

Jazz Ensemble – TR 12:30-1:50 pm (Kozak)

Jazz Lab Band – TR 2-3:30 pm (Kozak)

Jazz Combo – MW 2-3:30 pm (Lanter)

Questions regarding excerpts/placement in ensembles should be directed to the appropriate faculty member below.

Flute: Dr. Schultz dbschultz@ua.edu

Oboe: Dr. Bailey mlbailey7@ua.edu

Bassoon: TBD

Clarinet: Dr. Molina ojmolina@ua.edu

Saxophone: Dr. Noffsinger jnoffsin@ua.edu

Trumpet: Dr. Yates eyates@music.ua.edu

Horn: Professor Snead ssnead@ua.edu

Trombone: Dr. Whitaker jwhitaker@ua.edu

Euphonium: Dr. Crawford jeremy.s.crawford@ua.edu

Tuba: Dr. Crawford jeremy.s.crawford@ua.edu

Percussion: Dr. Lynge amlynge@ua.edu

Violin: Professor Grégoire jgregoire@ua.edu

Viola: Dr. Adams jwadams3@ua.edu

Cello: Dr. Molina mmolina1@ua.edu

Bass: Mr. Crofut bcrofut@ua.edu

Concert Band Only

If you are interested in Concert Band OR placed in Concert Band, you will have a separate audition that will include your chromatic scale and sight-reading.  Concert Band chair placement auditions will be held the during the first class time on August 28 at 2pm in Room 1003

Questions about Concert Band auditions should be sent to Mr. Potter dtpotter@ua.edu

Campus Orchestra Only

If you are a Pre-College minor or Post-College adult, please schedule your audition by contacting Professor Jenny Grégoire jgregoire@ua.edu

If not enrolling for university credit, please contact Dr. Jane Weigel jweigel@music.ua.edu for enrollment information.

Questions about Campus Orchestra auditions should be sent to Professor Jenny Grégoire jgregoire@ua.edu


Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, and Combo Audition Info

Please visit the following link to register for the audition and download the excerpts:


Monday August 21, 2023 in the JRR room 201

Noon – Trombones

1:30pm – Trumpets

Tuesday August 22, 2023 in the JRR room 201

Noon – Saxophones

1:30pm – Rhythm Section (Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum Set)

We will be running The University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble, UA Jazz Lab Band, and a combo. Here is the schedule and needs for those groups:

  • Jazz Ensemble – TR 12:30-1:50 pm (Kozak)
    • 5 saxophones, 4 Trombones, 4 Trumpets, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum Set
  • Jazz Lab Band – TR 2-3:30 pm (Kozak)
    • 5 saxophones, 4 Trombones, 4 Trumpets, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum Set
  • Jazz Combo – MW 2-3:30 pm (Lanter)
    • Any woodwinds and Guitar, Piano, Bass, and Drum Set