Elementary and Junior Orchestra Solo Audition List

Elementary and Junior Orchestra Solo Audition List2018-09-17T23:38:43+00:00

Elementary & Junior Strings

Solo Audition List 2018-2019

Elementary All-County Orchestra (grades 4 & 5)

SCALES

Violin, Viola, Cello: Prepare 1 two-octave scale and 2 one-octave scales that demonstrate your level of proficiency on the instrument. Perform the two-octave scale                                            and both one-octave scales.

Bass: Prepare and perform 2 one-octave scales – D and G Major

OPTION 1 – All string instruments

Etling, Solo Time for Strings Book III: Haydn Melodies pg. 1

OPTION 2

VIOLIN: Kuchler, F: Concertino, Op. 11 in G, Mvt. 3

VIOLA: Etling, Solo Time for Strings Book II, American Songs

CELLO: Applebaum, Progressive Solos for String Instruments, Rigaudon, (Peter Lee of Putney) pg. 6

DOUBLE BASS: Choose one of the following:

Applebaum, String Festival Solos vol. 1, Handel, G: Sarabande and Minuet 1 OR

Applebaum, String Festival Solos vol. 1, Brian, Arthur: March of the Giants

SIGHT READING

The Elementary Orchestra Audition sight reading requirement will be equivalent to NYSSMA level 2 (see blue pages of your NYSSMA manual)

Junior All-County Orchestra (grades 6 & 7)

SCALES

Violin, Viola, and Cello: Prepare 2 two-octave scales and 5 one-octave scales. Perform both two-octave scales and 1 one-octave scale

Bass: Prepare 1 two-octave scale and 6 one-octave scales Perform the two-octave scale and 2 one-octave scales

SOLOS

VIOLIN: deBeriot/Etling, Air Varie, from Solo Time for Strings Book IV

VIOLA: Martini, Gavotte, from Suzuki Book III

CELLO: Schubert/Etling, Ballet Music from Solo Time for Strings- Cello, Book III

DOUBLE BASS: Buchtel, Home on the Range, Kjos Music Company

SIGHT READING

The Junior Orchestra Audition sight reading requirement will be equivalent to NYSSMA level 3 (see blue pages of your NYSSMA manual)

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