Jazz Band Auditions

Auditions for the Lamar University Cardinal Jazz Orchestras are open to all students regardless of experience or your major field of study.  Instruments include saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, and percussion.

For more detailed information on the auditioning for the woodwinds/brass, including scheduling, requirements, policies and procedures, please visit the applicable page:

NOTE:   Lamar University uses a single audition for woodwind/brass admission and placement into all concert ensembles (Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and the Cardinal Jazz Orchestras.)  Players who only wish to audition for the Cardinal Jazz Orchestra need only let the adjudicator know during the scheduled audition time.

Auditions for Rhythm Section (piano, guitar, bass, drums). Will be held on Wednesday, August 29th, at 11:30 AM in room 128 of the Simmons Music Building, utilizing the selections within the PDF files provided on this page in the right sidebar.   (Sample recordings of these selections can be heard at alfred.com.)

If you have any questions regarding Rhythm Section auditions, or if you are interested in auditioning but are unable to attend the auditions on Wednesday, August 29 at 11:30 a.m., please contact Prof. Condit.