Audition Information

2017-2018 Academic Year

Auditions for UCLA Philharmonia, Wind Ensemble and Symphony will be held September 25 through October 2, 2017. Large ensemble auditions are mandatory for all undergraduate and MM instrumentalists, except for keyboard and guitar majors.


• Required excerpts for 2017-18 large ensemble auditions are different from the excerpts used last year; the new lists will be posted by July 17, 2017.
• For woodwinds, brass, percussion, harp, and keyboard: there will only be one set of auditions for three large instrumental ensembles (UCLA Philharmonia, UCLA Symphony, and UCLA Wind Ensemble).  For information about the UCLA Wind Ensemble, please click here
• Students interested in Symphonic Band only do not need to prepare excerpts or sign up for an audition at this time. Please e-mail Dr. Travis Cross at if you are interested in participating in the Symphonic Band. 

If you have specific questions about auditions, or would like further information about UCLA Philharmonia or UCLA Symphony, please e-mail orchestra manager Jules Levy at