Get the chance to perform in a full symphonic setting

AUDITIONS REQUIREMENTS
What and where:

Fall Auditions for the 2022-23 Abilene Youth Orchestra will take place for ALL instruments.

(Current members WILL need to re-audition for the fall semester.)

BRASS, WOODWIND, PERCUSSION:
Sunday, August 28th  Start time – 2:30

Fill out sign-up form to secure your audition time.

STRINGS:
Tuesday, Sept. 6th and Wednesday, Sept. 7th  Start time – 5:00pm

Fill out sign-up form to secure you audition time.

Prepared piece:

WOODWINDS, BRASS, AND STRINGS:
Please bring a prepared solo or etude that best showcases your musical ability. All-Region etudes are acceptable (a technical & lyrical passage is preferred).

PERCUSSION:
Please bring a short prepared solo or portion of All-Region etude on a mallet instrument (either two mallets or four-mallet, not both), timpani, or snare.

Scales:

Choose 2 major scales from the following keys –
C, F, Bb, Eb, G, D, A

WOODWINDS AND BRASS:

1 or 2 octaves, all slurred or slur 2/tongue 2, at a tempo you can play accurately

STRINGS:

2 or 3 octaves, 1 or 2 notes per bow, full bow, at a tempo you can play accurately
PERCUSSION:
2 or 3 octaves (marimba), at a tempo you can play accurately