Q1 Orchestra Chair Auditions

Chair auditions for orchestra will be held on Tuesday, Sept 12 & Friday, Sept 15. The auditions will determine your seat assignments for the upcoming quarter.

Each student will be required to perform selections from the music indicated below as well as the scales listed below. Each student will be evaluated on a scale of 1-10 in each musical element, where 1 is the lowest score and 10 is the highest score. The musical elements to be evaluated are: Technique, Tone, Interpretation, Rhythm, Intonation, Dynamics, and Articulation. Scales will be evaluated on: Notes, Rhythm, and Fingerings (Each scale will be out of a total of 10 points). All auditions will be recorded for the accuracy and educational purposes.

Each student will receive a time to come to room 144 for his or her audition. If you are unable to make the scheduled time please speak with Mr. Zettlemoyer and a new time will be assigned.   If you miss the second scheduled time you will have to come after school for your audition.


All instruments will audition on Silver Bells and I’ll Be home for Christmas.

All instruments will play the Concert G and the Concert D Major scale.  Scale sheets are listed below.



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