Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Orchestra


Senior Orchestra Representatives:

ILMEA District 7 Senior Orchestra Representative

Maura Brown (Term ends 2018)

Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove Village



ILMEA District 7 Senior Orchestra Representative-ELECT

Sarah Struebing (Term ends 2020)

Wheeling High School, Wheeling



ILMEA Orchestra Division President

Jeremy Marino

Libertyville High School





No limit to the number of string players who audition.

However, all directors are asked to prescreen all of their own students prior to the auditions.

All violinists will audition on VIOLIN.   They will be placed in 1st or 2nd violin after auditions.  

Student RNS entry Deadline:

Friday, September 22, 2017- 11:59pm


Audition Fee: The Audition Fee is $10 per student

Audition Date and Site:

Tuesday, October 3, 2016

Rolling Meadowns High School

2901 Central Road

Rolling Meadows, 60008


Senior Orchestra Audition Procedures are located here

Participation fee: $20 will be billed for every student selected for inclusion in the District 7 Senior Chorus


District 7 Senior Festival Date and Location:

Saturday, November 11 2017

Glenbrook North High School

2300 Shermer Road

Northbrook, IL 60062


District Selections: 

Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 5, IV. Allegro non troppo

Additional Selections TBA



District 7 Conductor: Louis Bergonzi,  University of Illinois

Audition Requirements


2017 Audition Requirements for VIOLIN/VIOLA/CELLO/BASS:


·        Supplemental Excerpts from Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, Movement IV

·         Contact your school’s orchestra director for a copy of these excerpts.

·         If you attend a school without an orchestra director, contact d7srorchestra@ilmea.org.


·        State Required Excerpts

·         Link to 2017 State Required Excerpts


·        ILMEA String Scales

·         Link to Scale Sheet

·         Required Tempo:  Quarter = 120


·        Sight-Reading


·         Sight Reading music will be provided at the audition



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