Texas Tech University

Performing Ensemble Auditions

All major performing ensembles at Texas Tech University are open to both music majors and non-music majors. Click the links below for audition materials for all instrumental ensembles and procedures. For further questions or information, please contact the appropriate personnel for your respective performance area.

Choral Ensembles

Click here for information regarding auditions for Choral Ensembles.

Winds, Brass, and Percussion

****Spring 2021 auditions UPDATE****
Submissions due by January 11, 2021 by 5:00 PM (C.T.)

Due to the situation with COVID -19 and for the guaranteed safety of faculty, staff and students,  we have decided to move all of our band audition procedures online for Spring 2021.

Concert Ensembles (Band and Orchestra): Click here to go to the Wind/Percussion Audition Repertoire.

University Band: This ensemble (MUEN 3103 204) is open to all and is non-auditioned. Students can sign up using CRN 35578.

Jazz - Click here for Jazz audition requirements.

Strings — University Symphony Orchestra/Ensemble Bravura

For more information about the University Symphony Orchestra and University String Orchestra, follow this link.

University Symphony Orchestra/Ensemble Bravura Auditions - Fall 2021

To be announced

Strings — University String Orchestra

The String Orchestra is open to all Texas Tech students independently of your major!

Our first rehearsal will be held on (To be announced), in the Band Hall, room 011 (basement) of the School of Music.

Everyone is absolutely welcome to this rehearsal.

There will be an informal placement audition over the subsequent rehearsals - more information will be given on the first rehearsal.

People who cannot make the first rehearsal are not at all barred from joining, and are welcome to get in touch.