Frequently Asked Questions
Academic & Schedule Information
How do I audition for the Concert Bands at Navarro College (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band?
The Navarro College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band meets during spring terms and are comprised of the finest student musicians on campus. The Wind Ensemble rehearses MWF from 3:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. and the Symphonic Band rehearses T/TH from 3:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. Both the Wind Ensemble and the Symphonic Band are audition-based groups. Auditions are held during the week prior to the beginning of the Spring semester. Information and procedures for auditioning including the audition excerpts will appear in July on the Band website. Check at the beginning of July/August to download the audition materials.
All new students interested in joining the band or interested in receiving updates about the band should fill out the SON Band Interest Form. The link is also within the How to Join area. This form will be placed in our database and you will receive emails and text messages of when you can audition. You must sign up for an audition time that is stated, if you are not able to register for any of the audition days please do not hesitate to call or email Mr. Buckrucker to set up a private audition. Audition details for Ensembles, Drumline, Color Guard, Jazz Band and WGI Winds are located in the audition area under the How to Join section.