AUDITIONS

Hello, and thank you for showing interest in auditioning to join our society this year. All the details of how to audition, where to go, and what to audition for are below. Contact Annis, the society secretary to book your audition for the dates 27th September-1st October aluums.secretary@gmail.com !

WHERE 

Auditions will be held in the music school basement this year. Watch the video to find out where to go.

You will be required to:

-Perform one (unaccompanied) piece (around 2 mins)

-A sight-reading exercise

-Answer a few questions by the friendly student audition panel. 

ENSEMBLES ON OFFER

 STRINGS

We offer 3 different ensembles you can be part of:

  1. Symphony Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/symphony-orchestra

  2. String Orchestra - a smaller auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/chamber-orchestra

  3. Sinfonia - a large unauditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/sinfonia

 

 WOODWIND

We offer 4 different ensembles you can be part of:

  1. Symphonic Wind Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble  https://www.luums.org/symphonic-wind-orchestra

  2. Concert Band - unauditioned ensemble  https://www.luums.org/concert-band

  3. Symphony Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/symphony-orchestra

  4. Sinfonia - a large unauditioned ensemble (https://www.luums.org/sinfonia

 

 BRASS

We offer 5 different ensembles you can be part of:

  1. Symphonic Wind Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/symphonic-wind-orchestra

  2. Concert Band - a large unauditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/concert-band

  3. Brass Band - a smaller unauditioned ensemble  https://www.luums.org/brass-band

  4. Symphony Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/symphony-orchestra

  5. Sinfonia - a large unauditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/sinfonia

 

 PERCUSSION

We offer 6 different ensembles you can be part of:

  1. Symphonic Wind Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/symphonic-wind-orchestra

  2. Concert Band - a large unauditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/concert-band

  3. Brass Band - a smaller unauditioned ensemble  https://www.luums.org/brass-band

  4. Symphony Orchestra - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/symphony-orchestra

  5. String Orchestra - a smaller auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/chamber-orchestra

  6. Sinfonia - a large unauditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/sinfonia

 

 SINGERS

We offer 3 different ensembles you can be part of:

  1. Chamber Choir - a large auditioned ensemble https://www.luums.org/chamber-choir

  2. Symphonic Choir - a large unauditioned ensemble (large choral works)  https://www.luums.org/symphonic-choir

  3. Chorus - a large unauditioned ensemble (popular music)  https://www.luums.org/chorus

 

 COMPOSERS

We offer 1 ensemble that you can be part of:

  1. Composers Collective - a small group of composers collaborating and discussing ideas https://www.luums.org/composers-ensemble

ENSEMBLES

There are 4 auditioned ensembles; Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra, and Chamber Choir. The requirements for all of these ensembles are the same. 

Where to find more info

LUUMS Facebook page: search ‘Leeds University Union Music Society (LUUMS)’ to join

Leeds Uni Union website:

https://www.luu.org.uk/music-luums/ 

FAQ's

Q. Can I audition for more than one ensemble?

A. Yes you can! Simply sign up for one audition per instrument per ensemble - you can audition for more than one instrument per ensemble too if you like. 

Q. When do I pay my membership fee? 

A. You will have one month to pay this online. 

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