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Audition opportunities!

Do you enjoy being in the spotlight?     The College of Arts and Communication provides numerous opportunities to participate in music ensembles, plays, forensics competitions, dance concerts.  Check the list below for details.  If you have questions – please contact the department or visit their website.  This information is subject to change. 


Music Department:

Vocal Ensembles:

Chamber Singers
Vocal Jazz

Tuesday, September 3
Wednesday, September 4
Thursday, September 5

There will be a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board across from room CA 1003. Information about the audition process is available at http://www.uww.edu/cac/music/choral/auditions

Concert Choir
Meistersingers Men’s Chorus
Women’s Chorale
Gospel Choir

Do not require an audition. To join one of these choirs, simply come to the first rehearsal in the new choir room, CA 30 (in the basement of the CA).

Concert Choir: first rehearsal on Tuesday, Sept 3, 4:45 pm in CA 30

Meistersingers Men’s Chorus: first rehearsal on Wednesday, Sept 4, 4:25 pm in CA 30

Women’s Chorale: first rehearsal on Wednesday, Sept 4, 4:25 pm in CA 30

Gospel Choir: first rehearsal on Thursday, Sept 5, 6:30 pm in CA 30.

 For further information, contact Director of Choral Activities Robert Gehrenbeck at gehrenbr@uww.edu .


Whitewater Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Orchestra

Wednesday, Sept 4 10-2 (strings)
Thursday, Sept 5 10-2 (winds and brass)
Friday, Sept 6 11-2 (makeup auditions)

Interested students can signup outside of CA2009. Email Chris Ramaekers at ramaekec@uww.edu for audition excerpts.


Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Brass Tuesday, Sept. 3 5:45 pm
Woodwinds – Thursdya, Sept. 5 at 5:45 pm

Sign up for a time on Band bulletin board – across from CA 1005

University Band

Come to the first class meeting on Monday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 pm – CA 1005

For more information contact Glenn Hayes (hayesg@uww.edu)

 Plan ahead for spring:

 Concert Band

The UW-Whitewater Concert Band (Tues/Thurs, 5:20-7pm) is a concert wind band that meets only during spring semesters. The ensemble is conducted by John Tuinstra and is open to all students with experience playing a band instrument. No audition is required, however, a chair-placement occurs during the second week of classes in the spring. For more information contact Dr. Tuinstra at tuinstrj@uww.edu.


Jazz Ensembles
Jazz Combos

New and returning students:

Tuesday, September 3 (rhythm section: 9:55am)
Wednesday, September 4 (rhythm section: 12:05pm, and horns: 5:00-8:00pm).

A sign-up list will be posted on the jazz bulletin board next to CA 2004.

Horns will be required to prepare a jazz etude in addition to sight-reading and improvisation.

Rhythm Section will be required to prepare a few tunes (written and lead-sheets) in a variety of jazz styles (swing, latin, rock/funk, etc.), sight-read, and improvise.

All audition information can be found at: http://facstaff.uww.edu/sintcham/UWWJazzAuditions/
Direct questions to Prof. Sintchak (sintcham@uww.edu).


Theatre/Dance Department:

Specific audition requirements will be posted on the Theatre/Dance Department website soon. http://uww.edu/cac/theatre

Jack and the Magic Beans – the children’s touring play

General auditions – Sunday, September 8 at 6:30 pm in Barnett Theatre

Callbacks – Monday, September 9 at 6:30 pm in Barnett Theatre

Please prepare a 1 minute monologue.

Anything to Declare?

General auditions – Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 pm

Callbacks to follow the general auditions on Sunday, October 13.

Into the Woods

General auditions – Friday, November 8 at 6:00 pm

Callbacks – Saturday, November 9 at 1:00 pm

DanceScapes ‘14

Tuesday, September 10 – 5-6:30

Friday, September 13 – 1-2:30

Romeo and Juliet

To be announced.


Communciation Department:



If you want to be involved in Forensics on campus –

visit the information table at the Student Organization Fair on September 11 or

attend the informational meeting on September 11 at 7:00 pm in Heide 105.

For questions email forensics@uww.edu or visit them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/whitewaterforensics