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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


Spring 2023 Ensemble Audition Information

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

MUS 95E Chamber Orchestra (Alexander Auditions are held on March 23rd, 2023 
in CPMC 368 or by reaching out to the instructor. Please sign up for an audition time at the link below:

MUS 95E Sign-Up Sheet

MUS 95L Wind Ensemble (Michael Auditions are held during first class meeting 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, Auditions are held first class meeting on Jan. 5th, 2023. 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 Please contact instructor directly.

MUS 95D Symphonic Chorus 

Auditions are Saturday, January 14, 2023 in CPMC.  Sign up for an audition using the online appointment form at  La Jolla Symhony Chorus Director Dr. Arian Khaefi uses the 10-minute session to access voice part, quality and music skills, but does not require a prepared, solo song.

Steps for audition sign up:
Go to:

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: