Symphony Auditions & Repertoire

UCI Symphony Orchestra auditions take place each year during Welcome Week. Appointments are required. An additional audition day has been added to ease schedule conflicts with placement exams and other Welcome Week activities.
Signup links are provided below:

Specific orchestral excerpts and a portion of a solo work are required. For details, please see the packet containing your instrument.

The 2023 - 2024 UCI Symphony audition excerpts have now been posted. Please see below.

2023-2024 String Excerpts are here.

2023-2024 Woodwind excerpts are here.

2023-2024 Brass excerpts are here.

2023-2024 Percussion and Harp excerpts are here.


Contact Dr. Pope at with questions.


The Conductor

Dr. Geoffrey Pope has been recognized through numerous appointments, commissions, and awards as a conductor and composer. Pope’s musical work has taken him throughout the United States and Europe, where he seeks to present provocative and engaging performances that have a strong cultural impact. He joins UCI in 2022, having led in an interim capacity in the spring quarters of 2019 and 2021. For more information, click here.