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Wind and Brass Auditions

To schedule an audition on an orchestral/band wind or brass instrument, please contact Prof. Gary Brandes at (314) 516-2263 (brandesg@umsl.edu).

Entrance Audition Requirements

  • The potential music major is requested to perform two contrasting selections of choice (OR) perform one selection from the MSHSAA (Missouri State High School Association) solo contest list or a similar approved list 
  • perform selected major and minor scales and arpeggios 
  • demonstrate sight reading ability
  • if requested offer letter(s) of recommendation to support the student’s musical background and potential