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Undergrad Course Information

Music Majors can choose a course track with an emphasis in Composition, Performance, Jazz, Technology and Literature. Non-majors can take courses if they satisfy prerequisites, and audition for ensembles.

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Course Information for 2022/2023

 

Fall 2022 Ensemble Audition Information


** All information is subject to change. Please check our website regularly for up-to-date information.

MUS 95E Chamber Orchestra (Alexander Taylora3taylor@ucsd.edu): Auditions are held on September 20th in CPMC 368. Please sign up for an audition time at the linke below:

MUS 95E Sign-Up Sheet

MUS 95L Wind Ensemble (Michael Jonesm1jones@ucsd.edu): Auditions are held on September 22nd between 7:00pm and 10:00pm in CPMC 136. Students can prepare a short solo, etude or notable excerpt for their instruments. Please sign up at the link below:

MUS 95L Sign-Up Sheet

MUS 95JC Jazz Chamber Ensembles (Kamau Kenyatta, kkenyatta@ucsd.edu): Auditions are held first class meeting on September 22nd. Students will be asked to play or sing a jazz standard or blues of their choice, along with a rhythm section. Bring three lead sheets for students who will accompany you. 95JC is limited to 20 students. If you are chosen, you can enroll afterwards.

MUS 95C Concert Choir (Jasper Sussmandsussman@ucsd.edu): Please contact instructor directly.

MUS 95D Symphonic Chorus (Anthony Burr, aburr@ucsd.edu): La Jolla Symphony Chorus welcomes student members and requires that each person participate in a 10-minute live audition session with LJSC Choral Director Dr. Arian Khaefi for admission. Students will go online to schedule appointments.

Audition schedule:

Sat. Sept. 17 – Morning & Afternoon appointments open
Prebys Music Center Room 136

Sun. Sept. 18 - Afternoon appointments open
Prebys Music Center Room 136

Sat. Sept. 24 - Morning & Afternoon appointments open
Prebys Music Center Room 264

Steps for audition sign up:
Go to: www.ljsc.org

Find the “About Us” header at the top of the page and click it. In the “About Us” drop down menu, scroll down to “Join Our Chorus” Click “Join Our Chorus” and go to a message from Arian with the appointment time blocks below. Find the available appointment time that you want and check the “Sign Up” box, then click the “Submit and Sign Up” button at the bottom to be transferred to the page to enter contact information and confirm the appointment

Steps for MUS 95D registration:

Student meets with LJSC Choral Director Arian Khaefi for an in-person audition. Dr. Khaefi informs the student and the chorus manager of audition outcome and voice section placement. Chorus manager informs the Music Department of the name, PID, and UCSD email address of the accepted student. Music Department staff clears student for registration, then notifies the student via email to complete registration via webreg.

MUS 134/234: Please refer to the La Jolla Symphony Website for more information: www.ljsc.org