Committed to providing outstanding musical opportunities for students of all levels and abilities, the University of South Carolina Bands offers three concert ensembles:
Membership in each of these ensembles is open to all USC students, regardless of major or classification. Auditions for the USC Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds take place prior to the beginning of each semester and are blind and totally anonymous. The University Band is an open-enrollment ensemble with no audition required.
Fall 2013 USC Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Winds Audition Schedule:
Flutes: Friday, August 23 (1:30-3:30pm)
Oboes: Thursday, August 22 (7:30-9:00pm)
Bassoons: Friday, August 23 (7:30-8:30pm)
Clarinets: Thursday, August 22 (1:00-4:00pm)
Saxophones: Friday, August 23 (7:30-9:00pm)
Horns: Wednesday, August 21 (7:30-9:30pm)
Trumpets: Wednesday, August 21 (7:30-10:00pm)
Trombones: Friday, August 23 (1:30-4:00pm)
Euphoniums/Tubas: Wednesday, August 21 (3:00-5:00pm)
Percussion: Wednesday, August 21 (3:00-5:00pm)
Audition repertoire is posted on the right hand side of this page.
Watch the USC Wind Ensemble perform Snake Alley by David Dzubay at the final concert of the 2013 College Band Directors Association National Conference: