Please Note: All dates and times are subject to change. Check the New Student Schedule when you arrive.

Students interested in performance will find many ensembles to explore at Carleton. See Ensemble Audition Information for each ensemble’s specific audition requirements.

Audition signups for all ensembles listed below (unless otherwise noted), and placement auditions for private voice, string, and piano instruction are available in Moodle

Choral Ensembles and Private Voice Lesson Auditions

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 4:45-6:15 pm, Weitz M225

Thursday, Sept. 12, 11:00-1:30 pm, Weitz M225

Monday, Sept. 16, 1:00-4:00 pm, Weitz M225

Orchestra and Symphony Band Auditions

Only one audition for placement consideration is required for both ensembles. 

Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion:

  • Saturday, Sept. 14, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm, Weitz M126 Shackel Hall

Strings Only (Orchestra and Private Lessons):

  • Sunday, Sept. 15, 12:00-4:00 pm, M104 Kracum Performance Hall

Symphony Band Only:

  • Sunday, Sept. 15, 1:00-4:00 pm, Weitz M126 Shackel Hall

Jazz Ensemble Auditions

Wednesday, Sept. 11, Ensemble auditions: 6:30-8:00 pm, Jazz Area info meeting: Monday, Sept. 16, 6:30-8:00 pm, Weitz M126 Shackel Hall

West African Drum Ensemble

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 3:10-4:55 pm, Weitz M027 Puzak Studio

Auditions occur during the first class meeting. No sign-up necessary.

Chinese Music Ensemble

Thursday, Sept. 12, 3:30-5:00 pm, Weitz M108

Chamber Music Placement

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 5:00-5:30 pm, Weitz M027 Puzak Studio

  • This is a mandatory informational meeting for those currently registered for Chamber Music, and for anyone interested in registering this Fall or at any time in the future.
  • Information will be given about how to form groups, find additional players, get a faculty coach, arrange rehearsals and be part of the numerous chamber music performances on and off campus.