Instrumental Ensemble Auditions

Kent State's Bands and Orchestra are open to all Kent State Graduate and undergraduate students!

Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band and Orchestra

When and Where

  • Spring 2020 auditions will be held Jan. 13 and 14
  • School of Music in the Center for the Performing Arts

Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Instrumentalists

If you wish to audition for Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band and/or Orchestra placement, please download the excerpts and sign-up for your audition at the links below.

Download ExcerptsSign-up for your audition

Questions or need assistance signing up? Contact the Bands Office at bands@kent.edu.

String Players

Interested in joining the KSU Orchestra this spring? For audition requirements and excerpts, contact Dr. Jungho Kim, Director of Orchestra, at jkim73@kent.edu

Jazz Orchestra, Workshop Ensemble and Combos 

  • Interested in joining a Jazz Ensemble this Spring?
  • Contact Bobby Selvaggio, Director of Jazz Studies, at rselvagg@kent.edu.

University Band

  • No audition! Come to the first rehearsal Tue, Jan. 14 at 7:15 p.m.
  • Where: Room E112, School of Music in the Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Questions? Contact Dr. Wendy K. Matthews at wmatth4@kent.edu.