What should I plan to perform at my audition?

Be prepared to play a solo of your choice, approx. 3 min. in length that reflects your highest level of performance PLUS be able to demonstrate your ability on Major scales and arpeggios and possibly a little sight-reading.
VIOLINS/VIOLAS/HARP

  • 3 octave major scales
  • 3 min. unaccompanied Classical or Baroque solo of your choice
  • light sight-reading

CELLOS/BASSES/WOODWINDS/BRASS

  • 2 octave major scales
  • 3 min. unaccompanied classical or Baroque solo of your choice
  • light sight-reading

PERCUSSION

  • 2 octave major scales on orchestra bells/xylophone
  • demonstrate rudiments on snare
  • Solo of your choice

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