*Districts 2 and 8 share an orchestra and alternate host years; the 2018 junior and senior orchestras will be hosted by District 8**

Junior Orchestra Auditions

1. Prepared Selection

  • Violin, Viola, Cello or Bass: Variations on a Well-Known Sea Chantey - Stephan
  • Harp: Universal Method for Harp, #14, page 101 - Boscha-Oberthuer (Carl Fischer)

2. Scales

  • Violins: G, Bb, C, D Major (2 octaves) and F Major (1 octave)
  • Viola/Cello: C, D, F, G Major (2 octaves) and Bb Major (1 octave)
  • Double Bass: F Major (2 Octaves) and G, Bb, C, D Major (1 octave)

 

Junior Strings Audition Rubric - 60 points
Prepared Selection - 50 points:

  • Tone: 10 points
  • Intonation: 10 points
  • Technique: 10 points
  • Rhythm: 10 points
  • Musicianship: 10 points

Scale Skills - 10 points


Senior Orchestra Auditions

Please visit the Orchestra Division Audition Information Page for this year's audition material.