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Ensembles

Performing nationally, regionally, and locally, UM’s music ensembles admirably showcase the excellent teaching of our faculty and the musical abilities of our talented students.

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The music department’s choral and instrumental ensembles actively seek qualified participants and non-majors are encouraged to audition.

 

Chamber Choir
University Chorus
Concert Choir
Opera Workshop
Wind Ensemble (Concert Band)
Jazz Ensemble
Saxophone Quartet
Chamber Music Ensembles
Orchestra
Brass Quintet
Woodwind Quintet
Guitar Ensemble
Percussion Ensemble
Clarinet Choir
Drum Circle
Early Music Ensemble

Audition Information

  • Jazz Ensemble Auditions – Fall 2013

    Chair placement auditions for Jazz Ensemble will take place on the following dates:

    Monday, August 26
    Tuesday, August 27

    All Jazz Ensemble auditions will take place in room 136 , and will consist of the following:

    • All Major Scales and Arpeggios
    • Prepared Excerpt linked below
    • Sight Reading

    Improvising along with a Jamey Aebersold track may be requested but not required.

    For More Information, Contact:

    Dr. Joseph Ardovino
    Director, Montevallo Jazz Ensemble
    University of Montevallo
    Station 6657
    Montevallo, AL 35115

    Phone 205-665-6657
    Fax 205-665-6676

    Prepared Excerpts:

  • Wind Ensemble Auditions – Fall 2013

    Chair placement auditions for Wind Ensemble will take place on the following dates:

    Monday, August 26
    Tuesday, August 27

    Sign up sheets for times will be posted on the door of Room 136A for brass and percussion and room 304 for woodwinds.

    All Wind Ensemble auditions will consist of the following:

    • All Major Scales and Arpeggios
    • Prepared Excerpts
    • Sight Reading

    Snare drummers should be prepared to demonstrate basic rudiments

    Links to Prepared Excerpts Listed Below (Wind Ensemble):