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  • Brass Auditions

    In addition to applying for admission to the University, all applicants interested in pursuing a music degree must perform an audition on their major instrument prior to their first semester enrolling in music courses.  Schedule your audition by filling out the Online Audition Application (must be submitted no later than one week prior to the audition date).  Auditions serve admission and placement purposes, and are also for talent scholarship consideration.  For Aggie Marching Band information, including band scholarship information, click here.  


    Brass area auditions for the 2017 - 2018 academic year:

    Saturday, February 11, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday, February 25, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    Applicants with a brass primary instrument considering a Bachelor of Music in Music Education: Band emphasis, or a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance: Wind/Brass/Percussion emphasis, should prepare the following:



    • All major scales -- one octave


    • Two contrasting etudes or solo pieces of the candidate's choice that demonstrate lyrical and technical proficiency.


    For additional information contact:

    Trumpet: Dr. Max Matzen at max.matzen@usu.edu
    Horn: Laura Huggard at laura.huggard@usu.edu
    Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba: Dr. Todd Fallis at todd.fallis@usu.edu
    Brass/Woodwind/Percussion degree or audition information: Dr. Thomas Rohrer at thomas.rohrer@usu.edu