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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 2018 Ensembles & Rehearsal Schedules

  • Mariachi Nueva Generación: MWF 11:00am – 2:20pm
  • Mariachi Lince de Oro: TR 5:00pm – 6:20pm
  • Salsa del Rio: MWF 2:00pm – 3:20pm
  • Orquesta del Rio: TR 3:30pm – 4:50pm

Fall 2018 Mariachi Auditions

Audition Music

Instrumentalists: Download the PDF file below for your instrument. Also be prepared to sing & play "Son de la Negra."

Vocal Auditions for solo, duet, or trio 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 3, 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 Armonía Auditions
  • 8:20pm – 9:10pm – Mariachi Vocal Auditions

Saturday, August 4, Room 222 in the School of Music

  • 9:00am – 6:00pm – Mariachi Day Camp (part of the audition process)

 

Mariachi Audition Files

Download the appropriate file according to the instructions above.

VivaVeraCruz1_arm (PDF, 268 KB)
VivaVeraCruz1_trpts (PDF, 185 KB)
VivaVeraCruz1_vlns (PDF, 378 KB)

Fall 2018 Salsa Auditions

Audition Music

Rhythm & Horn Section: Carnaval, download the PDF file below 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 26, 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

 

Salsa Audition Files

Download the appropriate file according to the instructions above.

Carnaval-Alto Sax (PDF, 35 KB)
Carnaval-Trp 1 (PDF, 48 KB)
Carnaval-Trp 2 (PDF, 48 KB)
Carnaval-Bone 1 (PDF, 54 KB)
Carnaval-Bone 2 (PDF, 50 KB)
Carnaval-Rhythm (PDF, 39 KB)