Q4 Orchestra Chair Auditions

Chair auditions for orchestra will be held on Monday, April 22 and Friday, April 26. 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.

Q4 Chair audition schedule

Recordings

Patriotic Bits and Pieces

Highlights from Harry Potter

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond version

 Sinfonia in F Major

ORCHESTRA CHAIR AUDITIONS

Flute – scales F, Bb, C Major

Patriotic

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Clarinet –scales G, C, D Major

Patriotic

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Alto Sax –scales D, G, A Major

Patriotic

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Trumpet – scales G, C, D Major

Patriotic   Trumpet 2

French Horn –scales C, G, F Major

Patriotic

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Trombone –scales F, Bb, C Major

Patriotic

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Percussion

Patriotic  Snare & Bass   /   Timpani

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Violin Scales C Major, F Major, G Major

Sinfonia Violin 1   /  Violin 2

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Viola –Scales C Major, F Major, G Major

Sinfonia

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

Cello –Scales C Major, F  Major, G Major

Sinfonia

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

String Bass Scales C Major, F Major, G Major

Sinfonia

Harry Potter Highlights

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers

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