Things to Know:

The highest  ranked undergraduate tuba player from placement auditions will receive the Tommy and Pat Johnson Memorial scholarship in the sum of $500.00.  Last years winner for the year 2015-2016 Joseph Mora.

Tommy & Pat Johnson Memorial Scholarship Winners:

2015-2016      Joseph Mora

2014-2015      Tom Idzinski

2013-2014      Prichard Pearce

2012-2013      Jeffery Joyce

2011-2012      Daniel Costa

2010-2011      Roberto Ortiz

2009-2010     Roberto Ortiz

2008-2009    Matthew Reese

BRASS AT THE BEACH | Audition Requirements Fall 2016:

Placement exam is on August 18, 2016. Auditions to be held at the Cal State Long Beach Band Room CSULB Cole Conservatory Students only.

It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all auditioning listen to recordings of the excerpts.


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Please remember how important these auditions are: there won’t be mid-term challenges to get into Wind Symphony, so get these pieces and practice.

As always, the auditions will be behind a screen and all positions are open.

The Real World awaits YOU…

“The world of music is a vast and ever-changing field that is influenced by culture, politics, economics, and ultimately through the performance of the individual artist. Artistry is realized through dynamic learning experiences that lead to personal accomplishment. The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach is proud to offer these experiences. You are about to enter the real world of music that awaits you at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music.” —John Carnahan, Chair

Welcome to our world.