2018-19 Orchestra Audition Performance Requirements
|All students will be assessed based on their performance of:
| Grade in school (in Fall)
9th-10th grade (Strings Only)
– 10th Grade strings- auditioning just for Chamber Ensemble may be considered for Symphony Orchestra.
– 9th Grade strings- to guarantee consideration for SYM and CE, youMUST do BOTH CE and SYM audition.
|MINIMUM SOLO LEVEL * * Please read NOTE at bottom||
Difficulty grade level 6
|ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS||Download Excerpts Here|
|SIGHT-READING||Sight-read parts which are comparable in difficulty to the orchestra repertoire|
| SCALES and ARPEGGIOS
|NO SCALES will be needed for Chamber Ensemble Audition|
|* Students may audition with material exceeding the minimum requirements, although it is recommended that students only perform music that highlights their best technical and musical ability. No accompanist required. “Difficulty level” refers to the difficulty ranging from Grades 1 (easy) through 6 (most advanced). Please consult a school or private teacher for more info. You can also find grade level listings on the Maryland Music Educators Association and American String Teachers Association web sites|