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Senior Orchestra

 


 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline for Senior Audition Nominations
September 21, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Senior Auditions
October 11, 2016, Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, IL

Senior Band/Chorus/Orchestra Festival
November 19, 2016 at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL

Stacy Williams-Jackson, President
Lincoln-Way Central High School
1801 East Lincoln Highway
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-2301
district1@ilmea.org


Senior Orchestra Representative
Jennifer Mullen
d1srorchestra@ilmea.org


Senior Orchestra Co-Representative
Megan Fitzgerald


Repertoire:

Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2

(1. Montagues and Capulets, 3. Friar Laurence, 6. Dance of the Girls with Lilies, and 7. Romeo at Juliet’s Grave)

Enesco, Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

 

For more information, please visit: http://ilmea.org/divisions/orchestra/

Please email d1srorchestra@ilmea.org if you need help obtaining these parts.

 

AUDITION COMPONENTS:

1   State-required Excerpt

Violin: Mendelssohn, Symphony No.4, Mvt.1, mm.3-58

Viola: Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture, mm.36-60

Cello: Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture, mm.1-21

Bass: Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Mvt.4, mm.15-62

Harp: Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite No. 1, Waltz of the Flowers, mm.1-33

 

String excerpts can be found athttp://bit.ly/1XMOKTI

Harp excerpt can be found at http://bit.ly/1o8CTTJ

 

2   Scales / Etude

For violin, viola and cello:

C, G, D, A, E, F, Bb, c melodic minor, g melodic minor - 3 octaves, détaché, quarter note = 120

For bass:

C, G, D, A, E, F, Bb, c melodic minor, g melodic minor - 2 octaves, détaché, quarter note = 120

 

Scales sheets can be found here:http://bit.ly/1CKvEm0

 For harp:

Boscha-Oberthuer, Universal Method for the Harp, #40 Moderato:  http://bit.ly/1U9vXUw

Quarter note = 80

3   Sight-reading

 

4   District Orchestral Excerpts from Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet Suite 2 (Selections)

For violin, viola, cello, bass, harp:

Violin Excerpts (every violinist must learn all excerpts from both parts):

1st Violin Part: Mvt. 1  #2 - #6; Mvt. 7  #57 - #59; Mvt. 7 #65 - #67 plus 5 measures2nd Violin Part: Mvt. 7 #62 - 64 minus 4 measures; Mvt. 7 #65 - #66

 

*Violists, cellists, bassists and harpists should prepare the movements we will perform (1, 3, 6, 7), in their entirety, for the audition. You will be given more specific excerpts one week before the audition date.

 

 Errata List for Romeo and Juliet from Dr. Robert Hasty (aligns with Kalmus edition - please check your part for accuracy)

District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9