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Fall 2020 Auditions


Sign up for an audition using the form below! Auditions will be fully remote this year and will last for approximately 15-20 minutes. The link to the virtual band room Zoom call will be sent to you prior to your audition time. 

Auditions for the Band are very informal. They are an opportunity for the Band to get to know you and to welcome you into the organization. You will have the option to send in an audition video of you playing a scale and sightreading one of our fight songs, but if you don’t have an instrument or a quiet place to record, no worries at all; sign up for an audition anyways and let us know in the "Comments" section.

This year, the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band will be having separate auditions. You can find more information on the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band websites. In the past, for Wind Ensemble, you would also prepare a short piece of your choice. For Jazz Band, you would sight read a Big Band chart, play a prepared piece of your choice, and improvise over a recorded blues rhythm section.

Just join the Zoom a bit before your audition time to get situated and fill out a brief information form. We’ll send you into a one-on-one meeting with our student conductor, and your audition should take about 5 minutes. Following the audition you will have an opportunity to meet Band members and get more information about the organization. In total, the whole audition process should take approximately 15 to 20 minutes.

If you have any questions, feel free to email Bethany Jenkins at manager@harvardband.org.