Audition Materials
Download the music necessary for your audition

 

Concert Orchestra audition music - auditions start September 10
Prepare the following musical pieces and scale (shifting is required in the scales but not the etudes)

Music
Two-Octave Scale
Violin
C-major
Viola
G-Major
Cello
G-Major
Piano
none

 

Symphonic Orchestra audition music - auditions start September 17
Prepare the following musical piece and two-octave scale

Mantras

Music
Two-Octave Scale
Violin

Violins play the first part.

Play the Allegro at quarter note = 138

Play the Largo at quarter note = 68

All eighth notes are off the string

Those wishing to considered for the position of concermaster must also play the solo in measure 104.

F-Major
Viola
E-Major
Cello
Bb-Major
Bass
G-Major

 

Chamber Orchestra audition music - auditions start September 17
Prepare the following piece and three-octave scale.

Suite for Strings

Play these measures: Scale
Violin

Violins play the first part.

Play upper divisi if applicable.

Play the first movement only at the following tempos:
A to I: quarter note = 118
I to L: quarter note = 126
L to ending: quarter note = 132

Those who could like to be considered for the position of concertmaster or viola first chair must also play the solo in the third movmement.

F
Viola
E
Cello
E-flat
Bass
C

Concert Band audition music - auditions start September 17
Prepare the following etude and scale for your specific instrument

Concert Band Audition Music

 

Symphonic Band audition music - auditions start September 17
Prepare the following musical piece and scales:

1. Choreography

If there is more than one part for your instrument, practice the first part.
Percussion play the snare drum part and the mallet part
Play Allegro at quarter note = 152+
Play Lento at quarter note = 60
Play Lyrico at quarter note = 72
Play Poco piu mosso at quarter note = 80

2. Two-octave Chromatic Scale.