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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) UPDATED OCTOBER 4TH

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 measures

2nd Violin Part: Mvt. 7 #62 - 64 minus 4 measures; Mvt. 7 #65 - #66


VIOLA

1. Montagues and Capulets – 2 measures before Rehearsal 5 to Rehearsal 6

3. Friar Laurence – Rehearsal 22 to Rehearsal 24

7. Romeo at Juliet’s Grave – 1 measure before Rehearsal 63 to 4 measures before Rehearsal 67

 

CELLO

3. Friar Laurence – Rehearsal 22 to Rehearsal 24

7. Romeo at Juliet’s Grave – Beginning (Rehearsal 57) to Rehearsal 59

7. Romeo at Juliet’s Grave – Rehearsal 62 to Rehearsal 64

 

BASS

1. Montagues and Capulets – Rehearsal 5 to Rehearsal 6

3. Friar Laurence – Rehearsal 21 to Rehearsal 24

 

7. Romeo at Juliet’s Grave – pick up to Rehearsal 62-65

 

 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