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Department of Music
AU Orchestras

The Department of Music is excited to announce the formation of a new student performance ensemble. The AU Chamber Orchestra, styled after the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is available to both music and non-music majors. Currently, the orchestra seeks AU students with a background in orchestral strings, violin, viola, cello, and double bass for the ensemble. The AU Chamber Orchestra is scheduled to rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 pm-1:45 pm in the Goodwin Music Building. Auditions will be held in August during the first week of classes. For more information about the ensemble, audition requirements, or to schedule an audition please contact Dr. Guy Harrison (334) 844-8192,


2021-2022 AU Chamber Orchestra Audition Information

Auditions for the 2021-2022 season of the AU Chamber orchestra will take place during the first week of classes. Auditions will be by appointment. Please contact Dr. Harrison at to schedule and auditions day/time


Audition Requirements – Orchestral Strings

  • Two Major & Melodic minor scales of your choice in 3-octaves
  • A prepared piece of your choice that best demonstrates your musical/technical ability
  • Possible sight-reading

Audition Requirements – Orchestral Winds, Brass, and Percussion

Please see the requirements for the AU Band Auditions.