School of Music

University Symphony Orchestra

Audition Information

Want to join the UF Symphony Orchestra?

Auditions for the UFSO Fall 2025 semester will take place at the very beginning of the fall semester (for string instruments, during Wednesday, 8/21, the day preceding the beginning of classes). Admission to the ensemble is by audition, but anyone in the UF community – major, minor, or otherwise – may audition! If you are planning to be part of the ensemble please keep Tuesdays and Thursdays, periods 7-8 (1:55-3:50pm), open in your regular schedule.

If you are a string player, please click through to this folder for the excerpts you must prepare.Repertoire for the string auditions consists of orchestral excerpts from the fall semester repertoire. The sign-up sheets for string instrument audition slots will be posted here in early August; you can check this space or if you fill out the interest form, you will be emailed a link to the sign-up sheet directly. 

If you are a non-major wind/brass/percussion player, please email Dr. Lu at to make a connection with the appropriate studio faculty to arrange your audition. 

We sincerely look forward to hearing all of you and welcoming you to the UFSO family.

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