Department of Music

Auditions for Ensembles

in the Department of Music

If you are a CSU Student no matter your major, you are welcome to audition for the Department of Music Ensembles: University Chorus, CSU Chorale, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra and CSU Jazz Ensemble.  All ensembles require an audition. (relatively painless).

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  • University Chorus (MUS 101) Rehearses   M W F   11:00-12:05   MU G17
  • CSU Chorale (MUS 105) Rehearses   M W F   1:30-2:35   MU G17

Dr. Brian Bailey, Director of Choirs

Contact Dr. Bailey at (preferred) or 216-687-2039 to schedule a choral audition.  No preparation is necessary for the audition.  As part of the audition, you will be asked to sing a familiar folk song, hymn or a national song, such as “My Country ‘tis of Thee” unaccompanied (words and music for a few will be provided).

  • CSU Wind Ensemble (MUS 102), Professor Howard Meeker, Conductor
    Rehearses   M W F   12:15-1:20   MU G15
    Contact Professor Howard Meeker at or 216-687-3667 to schedule an audition.
  • CSU Orchestra (MUS 104), Dr. Victor Liva, Conductor
    Rehearses T R   4:00-6:00   MU G15
    Contact Dr.  Victor Liva at or 216-687-6931 to schedule an audition.
  • CSU Jazz Ensemble(MUS 107), Dr. John Perrine, Conductor
    Rehearses M W 4:6:00 MU G8 
    Contact Dr. John Perrine at or 216-687-3959 to schedule an audition.

Day/Date: Some ensembles require auditions to be completed prior to the first rehearsal. Contact conductor for specific information.
Time: By Appointment Only. (see above)
Location: Music and Communication Building (see above)

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Music
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 332
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Music and Communication
Building, Room 332
2001 Euclid Avenue
Kate Bill
Phone: 216.687.5039
Fax: 216.687.9279
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