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

String Players

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

Jazz Orchestra, Workshop Ensemble and Combos 

  • Interested in joining a Jazz Ensemble this Spring?
  • Contact Bobby Selvaggio, Director of Jazz Studies, at

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