Get the chance to perform in a full symphonic setting

AUDITIONS REQUIREMENTS
What and where:

Supplemental Spring Auditions for the 2023-24 Abilene Youth Orchestra auditions open for all strings (violin, viola, cello, bass), flute, horn, and percussion. .

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

Auditions are by video only and are due Friday, January 12th.
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

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