The Columbia University Orchestra (CUO)

Auditions are required for placement in the Columbia University Orchestra (CUO).

Auditions will take place during the first week of classes.

CUO Auditions information

  • Sign up online for an audition. You must audition separately for the CUO even if you are also auditioning for chamber music, lessons, or jazz ensembles.
  • Please prepare a short solo piece.
  • Sight reading may be asked from the upcoming season's repertoire.