Leo Eylar, conductor
Department of Music
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6015
ALL NEW AND RETURNING MUSIC MAJORS MUST PERFORM AN AUDITION.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Orchestra are open via audition to any qualified CSUS
student, regardless of major.
Sign up for a time slot on Professor Eylar's door, CPS 428, on the first Tuesday of the fall semester. Auditions will be held at the regular class time on the first Tuesday of class. Prepare five minutes of a solo piece--your choice. Sight reading and scales will not be required.
Auditions are held concurrently with the wind auditions for the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.
Wind Audition Repertoire
- a chromatic scale ascending and descending, demonstrating range;
- (60 seconds) a prepared solo/etude displaying slow, sustained playing to show beauty of tone, expression and tuning;
- (60 seconds) a prepared solo/etude displaying rapid, slurred and articulated music to show technique, time and tonguing;
- sight reading.