All students will be assessed based on their performance of:

More detailed information of guidelines/general audition can be found on our Audition Information page.

*Conductors will determine orchestra placement and seating for the mutual benefit of the musicians and the orchestras.

Please click on the PLUS (+) below to see the requirements.

Grades in School:
Strings ONLY: 10 – 12th Grade

  • If you are auditioning for Chamber Ensemble or Philharmonic, you do NOT need to do a separate audition for Kamerata!
  • ALL string musicians auditioning for Chamber Ensemble and Philharmonic will be automatically considered for Kamerata!

Minimum Solo Level (MMEA grade level or ASTADC):
Difficulty grade level 5 and higher

Musicians are required to learn the entire solo and will be asked to play a 3-5 minute excerpt from their solo. Solos must be played without piano accompaniment. Memorization of solos and excerpts is not required.

Musicians will sight-read parts which are comparable in difficulty to the orchestra repertoire

Download the Orchestral Excerpts Here.
*Some excerpts may be multiple pages.

NO SCALES will be needed for Kamerata! audition.