Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Orchestra

 


 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline for Senior Audition Nominations
September 20, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Senior Auditions
October 11, 2017, Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, IL

Senior Band/Chorus/Orchestra Festival
November 18, 2017 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
Megan Fitzgerald
d1srorchestra@ilmea.org


Senior Orchestra Co-Representative
Serge Penksik


The 2017 ILMEA District 1 Festival Conductor is Emanuele Andrizzi, Roosevelt University


AUDITION COMPONENTS:


  1. State-required Excerpt – Beethoven Year

Violin, viola, cello, and bass excerpts can be found athttp://bit.ly/2oQFDGF


Harp excerpt:

Scheherazade (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov)

2nd Mvt. – 8 before Q to 13 before R

Kalmus #A1914 – Luck’s #06473



  1. 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/2bADY0x


For harp:

Studies in Arpeggios (Pgs 133 – 135)

Universal Method for the Harp (Boscha-Oberthuer)

Carl Fischer

Quarter Note = 45


  1. Sight-reading


  1. District Orchestral Excerpts from Verdi, Overture to Nabucco

Parts can be found at http://bit.ly/2pmVYnQ

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

1st Violin Part: mm. 70 – 82, mm. 135 – 154, mm. 178 - 200
2nd Violin Part: mm. 16 - 23

Violists, cellists, and bassists should prepare the piece in its entirety for the audition.  Violists, cellists and bassists will be given more specific excerpts one week before the audition date.



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