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Tulane Orchestra?

Spork146Spork146 Posts: 11Registered User New Member
edited August 2009 in Tulane University
I was wondering if any of you knew anything about the Tulane Orchestra. I looked on the website but they have no information up at all.
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  • jmmomjmmom Posts: 9,084Registered User Senior Member
    I found this on the website, which I happened to be looking at today as S is interested in ensembles/private lessons when he starts in the fall.

    I have spoken to the contact person in Music Dept. who sets up private lessons and arranges auditions for ensembles in the fall. If you don't find what you want on the link, and you want a contact in the Music Dept., then PM me.
  • asseenontvasseenontv Posts: 55Registered User Junior Member

    i know this is a realllly old post, but does anyone know anything about auditioning for the orchestra? and where/how to practice...
  • fallenchemistfallenchemist Posts: 22,500Super Moderator Senior Member
    I would e-mail the head of the music department, if you have already thoroughly read the department's web site and cannot find what you are looking for. As far as where/how to practice, Dixon Hall has practice rooms and I assume you sign up, with music majors getting preference. At least that is how it works at most schools. There used to be some practice rooms in the old student center, but those went away when they rebuilt it as Laverne-Bernick. There might be some rooms in odd places around campus, but Dixon is the hub of the music program.
  • meglmegl Posts: 2Registered User New Member
    I stopped in yesterday when I was on campus. Dr. Samarov said the auditions for the orchestra will take place next week (first week of school) -- sounded like you just need to stop in early next week to sign up for an audition time.
    You sign up for private lessons via the registration link for your courses (under applied music). You can call and ask for Kathleen Crago (office manager), or e-mail her (kcrago@tulane.edu) if you have questions.
  • asseenontvasseenontv Posts: 55Registered User Junior Member
    ok thanks.

    is it hard to get into the orchestra?
  • meglmegl Posts: 2Registered User New Member
    No, I don't think so (assuming you're not a beginner musician). The music department is part of the liberal arts college, as opposed to being a "conservatory." It's open to everyone, whether or not you're a music major.
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