2016-17 Orchestra Audition Excerpt Requirements
Excerpts are available via Google Docs. Once you click the link below, there is a download button on TOP CENTER which you can use to download or print the PDF excerpts. If the document doesn’t print directly from the webpage, please DOWNLOAD first then print using Reader or Preview.

  • Please prepare excerpts for ALL orchestras you’d like to be considered for.
  • Exceptions are:
    • For COMBINED auditions (i.e. trumpets, percussion, 6th grade strings): you need to prepare the excerpt for the orchestra you’d like to be considered for. You may prepare just the older group’s excerpt.
    • 10th Grade strings: Prepare Chamber Ensemble excerpt.
  • NOTE: Musicians and private teachers are free to adjust the bowings as needed.
Prep Strings Chamber Strings Young Artists Symphony Chamber Ensemble
Philharmonic
VIOLIN
VIOLA
CELLO
BASS
FLUTE
PICCOLO
TRUMPET
CLARINET
BASS / Eb CLARINET
OBOE
ENGLISH HORN
BASSOON
HORN
TROMBONE
BASS TROMBONE
TUBA
PERCUSSION