Sam Houston State University

Orchestra auditions open to Non-Music majors (Violin)

The SHSU Symphony Orchestra holds instrumental auditions at the beginning of each semester. The ensemble is also open to non-music majors by audition. This is a great opportunity for those students who wish to continue to play their string instrument and join the ensemble.

This year they are in need of violin players in particular.

The audition times for violin are:

Aug. 14 (Sat) 12pm-3pm
Aug.15 (Sun) 9am-10:30am

All audition details



Bizet L'arlesienne Suite No. 1

  • Movement I mm. 66-81

  • Movement IV m. 29-49

  • Movement IV mm. 85-102 (Play the top part)

Respighi Pines of Rome

  • Movement I: Pick-up to the key-change after Rehearsal 4 to 5

  • Movement I: Rehearsal 8 to the end (play all the repeats)

  • Movement II: Rehearsal 10 to the rests before rehearsal 11 (play the top part)

  • OPTIONAL: If you’d like to be considered for the front stand

    • Movement II: rehearsal 14 to rehearsal 15

Saturday, August 14 at 12:00pm to 3:00pm

James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center
815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77341

Event Type

Arts, Entertainment & Performances, Music


College of Arts & Media, School of Music




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