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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

The Northwest Wind Symphony performed last spring at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri. (Northwest Missouri State University photos)

The Northwest Wind Symphony performed last spring at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri. (Northwest Missouri State University photos)

Aug. 9, 2018

Students of all majors invited to audition for music ensembles

The Northwest Jazz Ensemble

The Northwest Jazz Ensemble performs in the annual Northwest Jazz Festival.

The Celebration show choir performs a spring show each April. The vocal ensemble performs as the Madraliers during the fall semester.

The Celebration show choir performs a spring show each April. The vocal ensemble performs as the Madraliers during the fall semester.

Northwest Missouri State University music ensembles are conducting auditions for the 2018-19 academic year, and any interested student is invited to participate.

Northwest students participating in music ensembles may receive academic or activity credit.

Dates and locations of Northwest music ensembles and auditions are provided below with links to more information.

 

Jazz ensembles

Auditions are Sunday, Aug. 26, and Monday, Aug. 27, in the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. A sign-up sheet will be posted one week prior to auditions outside of Fine Arts Room 116. Click here for more information.

The Northwest Jazz Ensemble rehearses at noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The Northwest Studio Jazz Ensemble rehearses at 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Students are not required to audition to participate in the Studio Jazz Ensemble but should visit Dr. Bill Richardson at Fine Arts Office 106A or email him at billr@nwmissouri.edu to declare interest.

 

University Chorale, Tower Choir and Madraliers/Celebration show choir

Any student interested in becoming a member of Tower Choir or the Madraliers, which becomes the Celebration show choir during the spring semester, must audition. Auditions for both ensembles will occur simultaneously in different locations and with slightly different procedures.

The University Chorale is a large choral organization open to all students at Northwest. There is no audition requirement for membership in the Chorale.

Audition sign-up sheets will be posted Monday, Aug. 13, for Tower Choir at Fine Arts Building Office 230 and for the Madraliers/Celebration at Fine Arts Office 231. Students should sign up for a 10-minute audition time as soon as they arrive on campus.

Preliminary auditions are scheduled during the times below. Hours are subject to change prior to start of auditions. Click here for more information.

 

Wind Symphony

Auditions for the fall Wind Symphony are Saturday, Aug. 25, and Sunday, Aug. 26. A sign-up sheet is posted at Fine Arts Room 220.

Click here for more information.

 

Northwest Orchestra Strings

Auditions for the fall 2018 Orchestra are Tuesday, Aug. 28, beginning at 6 p.m. in Fine Arts Building Room 116. A sign-up sheet will be posted one week before auditions.

Wind, brass and percussion auditions for Wind Symphony will be used for Orchestra placements.

Click here for more information.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468