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Performing Arts | Auditions for Groups & Performances

Please note: the information below is for current/upcoming performance group auditions only; for degree program entrance-auditions, please see links on right.

 

Dance 

All auditions are held in Katzen 152. Email Erin Foreman-Murray for further information.

American University Dance Company Auditions
Email Erin Foreman-Murray

Spring Dance Concert Auditions
First week of classes, January 2017

 

Music

CHORAL ENSEMBLES

American University Chorus:
First week of classes, September 2016
Various times available; sign up in the Katzen Arts Center outside room 146, call 202-885-3425, or email chorus@american.edu.

American University Chamber Singers:
First week of classes, September 2016
Various times available; sign up in the Katzen Arts Center outside room 146, call 202-885-3425, or email chorus@american.edu.

Gospel Choir:
Auditions held during first scheduled class time.
For information, email ssledge@american.edu

  • Prepare: one a cappella or accompanied hymn, gospel or inspirational piece. 


INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES

AU Symphony Orchestra:
First week of classes, September 2016
Various times available; email orchestra@american.edu to schedule an audition time.

  • Rehearsal Times: Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:15-10:40 p.m. 

University Orchestra and Symphonic Band:
First week of classes, September 2016
Sign up in the Katzen Arts Center outside room 147, call 202-885-3477, or email orchestra@american.edu.
Registration links:

Symphonic Band:
First week of classes, September 2016
Various times available; sign up in the Katzen Arts Center outside room 147. For information, email Ben Sonderman.

  • Prepare: two excerpts of contrasting style, about 1 minute each. Any solo, etude, or excerpt from other repertoire will work. No scales or sight reading required. 

Chamber Music:
By appointment
For information and audition appointment, email Nancy Jo Snider, music program director.

Jazz Ensemble:
First week of classes, September 2016
For information and audition appointment, email Joshua Bayer or call 202-885-3872.

AU Workshop:
By appointment
The Workshop welcomes students and community members. For information and audition appointment, email Noah Getz.

Pep Band - The "Screamin' Eagles":
AUPepBand@gmail.com
ben.sonderman@american.edu
www.aueagles.com/fan_central/pepband/index