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Join a Music Ensemble at Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON, MI, Thursday, August 17, 2017– The music ensembles at Michigan Tech will hold annual ensemble auditions from August 30 – September 7th in preparation for the 2017-18 performance season. The ensembles include opportunities for students and community members to perform band, choral, jazz, and orchestral literature in concerts from September 2017-April 2018. Some ensembles only include students and others are open to participants from the community. See below for more detailed information.

Michigan Tech Choral Auditions (Walker 209C)
Audition times are available on the following days:
Wednesday, August 30, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday, August 31, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Friday, September 1, 8:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday, September 5, 9:00am-12:00pm
Rehearsals begin on Wednesday, September 6

Please prepare a vocal solo that highlights your voice. To sign up for a 20-minute audition appointment please go to the following link:
https://docs.google.com/a/mtu.edu/spreadsheets/d/1-GPJ8FUR27UcErsw4eO0wDTCC_Oee0NQr78QudU2AQQ/edit?usp=sharing

Please contact Dr. Jared Anderson (jaredand@mtu.edu) for more information.

For general information on the choirs at Michigan Tech please see:
http://www.mtu.edu/vpa/music/ensembles/choirs/

Superior Wind Symphony Auditions (Rozsa 208)
Auditions will be held Sunday, Sept. 3 from 10:00am to 9:00pm in the Band room.

Please contact Dr. Michael Christianson (mchristi@mtu.edu) for more information.

For general information on the Superior Wind Symphony please see:
http://www.mtu.edu/vpa/music/ensembles/bands/

Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra Auditions (Rozsa 205)
Auditions will be held by appointment August 30 to September 5 in Rozsa 205.

Please contact Dr. Joel Neves (jbneves@mtu.edu) for more information.

Michigan Tech Jazz Auditions (Rozsa 208)
Jazz auditions will be held by appointment during the first week of classes Tuesday, September 4 – Friday, September 7. Audition sign up sheets and instructions will be located outside of the Visual and Performing Arts Department office (Walker 209) beginning on Monday, August 28. Jazz rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Please contact Mike Irish (mjirish@mtu.edu) for more information.

For general information on the Jazz ensemble please see:
http://www.mtu.edu/vpa/music/ensembles/jazz/

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