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Fall 2017 Symphony Orchestra Auditions

String players who are music majors must take the audition for MSU Symphony Orchestra (MSUSO) regardless of their intended ensemble unless it is cleared by Professor Noe in August. Blind audition will determine placement in either Symphony Orchestra or Concert Orchestra. SPECIFIC AUDITION TIMES HAVE NOT YET BEEN ASSIGNED.  Please email Soo Han, orchestra manager, at if you have any questions.

Wind and percussion players are selected based on the outcome of the wind/percussion audition. Click here for wind/percussion audition information.

Fall 2017 Auditions
MSUSO String Auditions for the Fall Semester will take place on Sunday, August 27th and Monday, August 28th.  You will receive individual audition times via e-mail by early August (if not earlier).  Please e-mail Soo Han, orchestra manager, at if you do not receive an audition time.  

The audition will include 2 components:

1.  brief solo (2 Minute max) of your choice (any style, genre);

2.  Excerpts from fall concert repertoire and standard orchestral excerpts.  Materials for these excerpts will be available soon.   

PRIOR TO THE AUDITION, please be sure to fill out audition information questionnaire online at: