Visit the Golden Buffalo Marching Band page for information about joining the marching band.

Membership in the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band is determined solely by auditions. Each audition will be 7-10 minutes in length. Each person should have a prepared solo or etude from the downloadable excerpts and will be asked to sight-read. All auditions will take place in Grusin Music Hall. Wind auditions for the CU Symphony Orchestra will take place at the same times.

Seating placement auditions for the Concert Band will be held in the first rehearsal on Monday, Aug. 28. For more information, see below. 

Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band auditions

Sign up for your audition slot here! 

Questions about the online sign-up process? Contact Laura Graham, Ensembles Assistant, at lmgraham@colorado.edu or 303-492-6584

Friday, Aug. 25   

Saturday, Aug. 26

Sunday, Aug. 27  

Results will be posted on the bulletin board Monday, Aug. 28 after 12 p.m.

Regular rehearsals for the Wind Symphony begin on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

Regular rehearsals for the Symphonic Band begin on Wednesday, Aug. 30.  

If you have UNAVOIDABLE conflicts for the audition, it may be possible to arrange an alternate audition time.  Please contact Don McKinney at donald.mckinney@colorado.edu for alternate audition information.​

Concert Band Auditions

Welcome to CU and to the Concert Band for another great semester of music! We are still looking for more musicians in all sections, so please help us spread the word about the CU Concert Band!

Rehearsals are Monday nights from 7:00-9:30pm in E160. Here are important dates for the spring semester:

First rehearsal and seating auditions

Monday, Aug. 28

  • 7 p.m.: Full ensemble meeting in E160
  • 7:15 p.m.: Seating auditions begin
  • 8:15 p.m.: Rehearsal in E160
    View Concert Band audition materials here
  • A limited number of rental instruments are available for $20/semester
  • Lockers are also available to rent during the semester

Fall 2017 Performances and Dress Rehearsals

  • Dress Rehearsal: Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, 7 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
  • Concert #1: Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
    • Report time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Dress Rehearsal: Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, 7 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
  • Concert #2 - Joint concert with CU Campus Orchestra: Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
    • Report time: 6:30 p.m.