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Latin Music Ensemble Auditions

Latin Music Ensembles are open to any Texas State student by audition.  Please follow the instructions below:

  • Check the audition dates and times listed below
  • Download all audition music
  • Be on time and prepared

NOTE: to avoid last minute schedule changes/conflicts after results are posted, please make sure your schedule is open for both ensembles in each genre:

Fall 2017 Ensembles & Rehearsal Schedules
·         Mariachi Nueva Generacion meets MWF from 11:00am – 12:20pm
·         Mariachi Lince de Oro meets T TH from 5:00pm – 6:20pm
·         Salsa del Rio meets MWF from 2:00pm – 3:20pm
·         Orquesta del Rio meets T TH from 3:30pm – 4:50pm


 

Fall 2017 Mariachi Auditions

Audition Music

Instrumentalists: Download the PDF file of "El Perico Loro" (below) and select the music for your instrument.  Also be prepared to sing & play "Son de la Negra."

Vocal Auditions are for vocal consideration in the ensemble: Prepare 1 song of your choosing to sing with either a pista or live accompaniment


Sign Up

ALL students must sign up for an audition time by following this link.

NOTE: There are TABS for both mariachi and salsa so make sure you select the appropriate TAB for your instrument; scroll left and right as needed.

For MOBILE sign up, please download the Google Docs App


Audition Schedule

Friday, August 4, Room 236 (Recital Hall) in the School of Music:
·         5:00pm – 6:10pm – Mariachi Violin Auditions
·         6:20pm – 7:10pm – Mariachi Trumpet Auditions
·         7:20pm – 8:10pm – Mariachi Armonia Auditions
·         8:20pm - 9:10pm – Mariachi Vocal Auditions
·         9:30pm – ALL members return for results and Traje fitting in room 148
 
Saturday, August 5, Room 222 in the School of Music
·         9am – 6pm – Mariachi Camp

 

 

Fall 2017 Salsa Auditions

Audition Music

Rhythm & Horn Section: Download the zip file of "Un Gran Dia en el Barrio" (below) and select the music for your instrument.


Vocalists: Prepare two salsa songs in contrasting styles to sing along with either a pista or live accompaniment

 

Sign Up

ALL students must sign up for an audition time by following this link.

NOTE: There are TABS for both mariachi and salsa so make sure you select the appropriate TAB for your instrument; scroll left and right as needed.

For MOBILE sign up, please download the Google Docs App

 

Audition Schedule

Sunday, August 27, Room 216 in the School of Music
·         1:00pm – Rhythm Section Auditions (piano, bass, guitar & percussion)
·         2:00pm – Horn Section Auditions (sax, bone & trumpet)
·         3:00pm – Vocal Auditions
·         5:00pm – Results posted outside room 148

 

Fall 2017 Mariachi and Salsa Audition Files

Download the appropriate file according to the instructions above