Sign up for your LSO audition now!

AuditionYou may now sign up for an audition for the 2014-2015 LSO.

Please visit  http://mysignup.com/lso14

 

and then:

  • Read the directions
  • Scroll down. Pick a time by selecting My Audition to the right of the time you want, in the column for the day you want – you are choosing a seven-minute slot and we will call you as close to your appointed time as possible.
  • Fill out the required info. Please include a cell phone in case we need to reach you on the day/evening of your audition.
  • Download your audition excerpt from the LSO website and practice the part between the two brackets ONLY! Also prepare a short piece of your own choosing.
  • Don’t forget to write down the day and time you choose, and bring TWO copies of your chosen piece to the audition! (one for you, one for Adrian)
  • If you’re there & there are open slots before yours, you may be able to go early.
  • If you decide not to audition, or you need to reschedule at the last minute, please email orchestra@umich.edu AND change your listing on the schedule.

Virtual Meeting & audition signups begin Aug. 28, 7 p.m.

virtual meetingAll prospective musicians should plan to tune in to our Virtual Meeting, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28. At that time, we will also announce the website where you can sign up for an audition slot.

At the time of the meeting, just go to https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/lso1415/ and log in as a guest. Or, download the Adobe Connect app for your smartphone and enter this address.

You’ll be able to see and hear remarks from music director Adrian Slywotzky and LSO committee members about the season, and you can ask questions via the chat function.

The meeting will last less than an hour. We’ll post the URL for audition signups on this website during the meeting!

Audition excerpts now available

The required excerpts for each instrument are now available on this page.

Please note the audition dates & times – we will post a signup sheet online on Aug. 28 after the virtual meeting to kick off the season.

If you intend to audition, even if you’ve played with the LSO before, please fill out our webform for prospective musicians – we’ve changed it and want to collect everyone’s info again. Thanks!

Welcome to the 2014-2015 LSO season!

LSO at Hill-400hWe’re pleased to unveil a new website along with key dates for LSO members and audiences.

Please send feedback about this site, and questions not answered here, to orchestra@umich.edu.

Here are the key dates for this season:

Virtual Meeting – Thursday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m.  – Go to https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/lso1415/  and log in as a guest. Or, download the Adobe Connect app for your smartphone and enter this address.  You’ll be able to see and hear remarks from music director Adrian Slywotzky and LSO committee members about the season, and you can ask questions via the chat function.

Auditions at School of Music
(Moore Bldg., North Campus)

Check in at Room 2033. Auditions will be in Room 2038.

Thursday, Sept. 4 6:30-10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6 10:0 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 7 3:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

For those who absolutely can’t make one of the three main audition days, we will have limited availability on the evening of Sept. 8

Download the audition excerpt for your instrument, and read what else you should prepare, here.

Audition slot sign ups will be available online immediately after the Virtual Meeting on Aug 28.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Whether or not you’ve played with the LSO before, please fill our our form for prospective musicians. Also, read more about our membership conditions and qualifications here.

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