Oxford University Music Society

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Oxford University Music Society

Information for Auditionees

Auditions will be held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th October, which is Saturday of 0th and Sunday of 1st week. The days run from 9am-5pm so please aim to keep the whole weekend free if possible. All auditions will be held at the Music Faculty, St Aldate’s, OX1 1DP.

A sample timetable is given below; Please note that this is not the final timetable and is subject to change.

Saturday
Strings: 9am-5pm
Woodwind: 9am-5pm
Brass: 10am-3pm
Keyboards: 3pm-5pm

Sunday
Strings: 9am-5pm
Woodwind: 9am-5pm
Percussion: 10am-2pm

The length of the slots reflects the expected number of auditionees, these are also subject to change. Each individual slot is 7 minutes long, consisting of 3-4 minutes of a prepared piece (unaccompanied) and some sight-reading exerpts set by members of the panel.

You will be contacted by email nearer the time with your audition slot and further details.

Best of luck with your audition and we look forward to meeting you!

The OUMS Committee