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Some ensembles require auditions that will happen during the first week of classes in August (8/20-8/25/2018). See below for more information on how to sign up to audition for those ensembles.

Carolina Bluegrass Band

Auditions will be held for the Fall semester on August 20 & 21, 2018 in Kenan 1206 from 1:00-3:30pm each day. Contact director Russell Johnson at to schedule an audition.

Choral Ensembles

(Carolina Choir, Chamber Singers, Glee Clubs)

Auditions for all of the choral ensembles will be held August 21 and 22, 2018. Audition times are available by sign-up in Person Hall Room 106. Auditions consist of the singing of America (My Country `Tis of Thee) or a song of your choice, and a check for voice range and sight-reading ability. All auditioning students will be placed in a choral ensemble if possible. For more information, contact Professor Susan Klebanow (

Jazz Band and Combos

Auditions are always held during the first few days of classes. To fill out the audition forms and sign up for a time, click here.

Guitar Ensemble

All interested students should contact Billy Stewart ( between registration and the first week of classes.

Percussion Ensemble

Membership is open to all University members by audition, and interested individuals should contact Professor Juan Alamo (

UNC Opera

Auditions for UNC Opera productions typically are held in the preceding semester. For information, contact Dr. Marc Callahan (

UNC Symphony Orchestra (string)

Auditions for the orchestra will be held beginning Monday of the first week of classes in August (August 20, 2018). Information will be posted on the Music Department bulletin boards in the Kenan Music Building and Hill Hall. Returning orchestra members must re-audition each year for seating placement. Prior to auditioning, all prospective and returning orchestra members must fill out and submit the Player Information Form accessed by clicking here. To sign up for an audition, click here.

UNC Symphony Orchestra (winds, percussion) and Wind Ensemble

Wind/brass/percussion audition requirements and excerpts are posted here.

Tonu Kalam and orchestra

For information on all UNC Department of Music ensembles. Click here.

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