Auditions

University of North Georgia Marching Band (Golden Eagle Band / UNG Indoor)

If you are interested in joining the UNG Marching Band, please plan to attend the fall open house on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. on the Dahlonega Campus (Gloria Shott Auditorium in the Nix Fine Arts Center), Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. on the Cumming Campus (Room 125), or Thursday, August 24, 2017 on the Gainesville Campus (Music Building 111). Rather than a traditional audition, the marching band will host an audition camp on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for all new and returning members. The camp is designed to teach marching and playing fundamentals while assessing each student’s ability to learn and execute new material quickly. Please direct any questions concerning the audition process to CW2 Andy David, Director of Bands – Dahlonega Campus.

Email: CW2 David

University of North Georgia Wind Ensemble

Fall 2017 auditions will be held during the first week of classes.  All students must audition in order to participate in the ensemble.  Audition results will be posted by 5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2017.  Students may access the audition material via this link.

University of North Georgia Jazz Band

Fall 2017 auditions will be held during the first week of classes.  All students must audition in order to participate in the ensemble.  Audition results will be posted by 5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2017.  Students may access the audition material via this link. Students may access the jazz band audition material via this link.  All horn players, please prepare the entire soli for your section. Rhythm players, please contact CW2 Andy David for information concerning your audition material.

Email: CW2 David

UNG Symphonic Band Auditions 

The UNG Symphonic Band is open to all students who play wind and percussion instruments and have performance experience in high school. Auditions are held during the first two class meetings of each semester. The dates for the 2016-2017 auditions are:

Fall 2017

Monday 8/21/17

Wednesday 8/23/17

Spring 2018

Monday 1/8/18

Wednesday 1/10/18

Auditions are for part assignment and scholarship eligibility only. Everyone who participates in the band will audition regardless of whether you take the course for credit or not.

Procedures:

Perform the following:

Two major scales (your choice) showcasing your range.

The chromatic scale up and down as far as you can go with the fewest mistakes.

Two excerpts in contrasting styles (lyrical, technical) from solo literature (your choice)