Q4 Orchestra Chair Auditions

Chair auditions for orchestra will be held on Monday, April 3 – Friday, April 7. 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 110 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.

ORCHESTRA CHAIR AUDITIONS

AUDITION SCHEDULE

FLUTEIntermezzo from “Carmen” – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

OBOEIntermezzo from “Carmen” – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

CLARINET – Intermezzo from “Carmen” – D Major scale, A Major scale, F Major scale

Clt 1

Clt 2

ALTO SAXBlunderbuss Battles– A Major scale, E Major scale, C Major scale

TENOR SAX – Blunderbuss Battles pg 1, pg 2– D Major scale, A Major scale, F Major scale

FRENCH HORNBlunderbuss Battles – G Major scale, D Major scale, Bb Major scale

TRUMPET – Blunderbuss Battles  – D Major scale, A Major scale, F Major scale

Tpt 1

Tpt 2

BARITONE – Blunderbuss Battles pg 1, pg 2 – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

TUBABlunderbuss Battles – – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

PERCUSSION

VIOLIN – Egmont Overture – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

Violin 1

Violin 2

Violin 3

VIOLA – Intermezzo from “Carmen” – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

CELLO – Egmont Overture – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

BASS – Egmont Overture – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

PIANO – Intermezzo from “Carmen” – C Major scale, G Major scale, Eb Major scale

PERCUSSIONSnare Solo

 

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