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OU Bands Audition Information

The OU Band department holds auditions for large ensembles, marching band, and basketball bands. When auditions are approaching, additional information will be available below.

Large Ensemble Aditions - Fall 2018

For all Winds and Percussion (Symphony Orchestra / Wind Symphony / Symphony Band)

  • Music Majors and Minors must perform the prescribed repertoire
  • Non-Music Majors/Minors may select any two etudes of contrasting style they feel best showcases their talents
  • Auditions will be held during the first week of classes August 20 through the 23rd.  
  • You will need to register for an audition time.  Registrations will be available one week prior to the auditions.
  • If you have questions, please email

Audition Repertoire

Register for an audition

1. Review the instructions in the picture below (click on the picture for a larger version).

2. Complete the registration form by 5pm the day prior to your audition

Fall 2018 Audition Times

OU Band Scholarships

The OU Band provides non-major scholarhsips to students who:

  • Want to participate in a large ensemble during in college (The Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band, Wind Symphony, Symphony Band, or Concert Band)
  • Would like to be considered for a band scholarship
  • Are planning to major in a field of study other than music

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for an OU Bands non-major scholarship! 

Scholarship funds are awarded to band students on the basis of individual achievements for educational experiences at the University of Oklahoma.

Once a scholarship is received the student may retain the award by following the criteria below:

  • Participate in a large ensemble during the fall and spring semesters: Wind Symphony, Symphony Band, Concert Band, and/or Pride of Oklahoma.
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA

Questions? Contact Brian Wolfe, Audition Coordinator via email or at 405-325-3394.