Audition Requirements

String Ensemble

 

Scales​

Violin 

     1 octave D Major 

     1 octave C Major

     2 Octave G Major

Viola

     1 octave G Major

     Choice of 1 or 2 octave D Major

     2 Octave C Major

Cello

     1 octave G Major

     Choice of 1 or 2 octave D Major

     2 Octave C Major

Bass

     1 octave G Major

     1 octave C Major

     optional 1 octave D Major

 

Solo

Please prepare a solo or a melody from a method book of your choice (Suzuki, Essential Elements, CMEA solo or other). Choose a piece that represents your best playing!

 

Sight Reading

You will be asked to play a short excerpt that you have never seen before so that we can determine your sight reading level. You can take a minute to look at the key signature, time signature, and scan over the piece.


 

Concert Orchestra

 

Scales​

Violin 

     2 octave D Major 

     2 octave B Flat Major

     2 or 3 octave G Major

Viola

     2 octave C Major

     1 octave B Flat Major

     2 octave D Major

Cello

     2 Octave C Major

     1 octave B Flat Major

     1 or 2 octave D Major

Bass

     1 octave C Major

     1 octave B Flat Major

     1 octave D Major

Solo

Please prepare a solo of your choice that represents your best playing ability (CMEA solo or other). 

 

Sight Reading

You will be asked to play a short excerpt so that we can determine your sight reading level. You can take a minute to look at the key signature, time signature, and scan over the piece.

Symphony Orchestra

Scales​

Violin 

     Any 3 Octave Major Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

     Any 3 Octave Melodic Minor Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

Viola

     Any 3 Octave Major Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

     Any 3 Octave Melodic Minor Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

Cello

     Any 3 Octave Major Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

     Any 3 Octave Melodic Minor Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

Bass

     Any 2 Octave Major Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

     Any 2 Octave Melodic Minor Scale and Arpeggio of your choice

Solo

Please prepare a solo of your choice that represents your best playing ability (CMEA solo or other). 

Sight Reading

You will be asked to play a short excerpt so that we can determine your sight reading level. You can take a minute to look at the key signature, time signature, and scan over the piece.

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