Q2 Orchestra Chair Auditions

Chair auditions for orchestra will be held on Monday, November 12 – Friday, November 16. 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 have their chair audition during their scheduled lesson.  If a students takes private lessons they should see Mr. Zettlemoyer to be see which groups they should attend.

If a student missed his or her audition there are a couple options.

 Q2 Chair Audition Schedule

ORCHESTRA CHAIR AUDITIONS

Flute – Sleigh Ride, scales C, G, D Major

Clarinet -Sleigh Ride, scales D, A, E Major

Alto Sax -Sleigh Ride, scales D, A, E Major

Trumpet -Sleigh Ride, scales D, A, E Major

French Horn -Sleigh Ride, scales G, D, A Major

Trombone -Sleigh Ride, scales C, G, D Major

Percussion – Sleigh Ride, C, G, D Major scales

Violin – Selections from Chanukah Lights and Dreydls and Classic Christmas Medley, Scales C Major, D Major, G Major

Viola -Selections from Chanukah Lights and Dreydls and Classic Christmas Medley, Scales C Major, D Major, G Major

Cello -Selections from Chanukah Lights and Dreydls and Classic Christmas Medley, Scales C Major, D  Major, G Major

String Bass -Selections from Chanukah Lights and Dreydls and Classic Christmas Medley, Scales C Major, D Major, G Major

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