All County Elementary & Junior Strings
Solo Audition List 2019-2020
STRING AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Please remember that photocopies of solos are not allowed at any WCSMA or NYSSMA auditions. It is recommended that the students bring two original copies of the music and give one to the adjudicator to use. A piano score with solo part on it is acceptable for the second copy.
Elementary All-County Orchestra (grades 4 & 5)
Violin, Viola, Cello: Prepare and perform 1 two-octave scale and 2 one-octave scales that demonstrate your level of proficiency on the instrument.
Bass: Prepare and perform 2 one-octave scales – D and G Major.
OPTION 1 – All string instruments
Etling, F., Solo Time for Strings Book II: The Brook
VIOLIN: Kuchler, F: Concertino, Op. 11 in G, Mvt. 1
VIOLA: Etling, F., Solo Time for Strings Viola Book II, Bohemian Folk Songs
CELLO: Paxton, S., Arr. Dinn (Schott Publishing), Allegro Moderto from Sonata Op. 5 No. 3
DOUBLE BASS: Applebaum, String Festival Solos Double Bass Vol. 1, Brian, A., March of the Giants
The Elementary Orchestra Audition sight reading requirement will be equivalent to NYSSMA level 2 (see yellow pages of your NYSSMA manual)
Junior All-County Orchestra (grades 6 & 7)
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
VIOLIN: deProsse/Etling, F., Solo Time for Strings Violin Book IV, Petit BoureeAir
VIOLA: Mozart/Etling, F., Solo Time for Strings Viola Book IV, Allegro
CELLO: Marcello/Etling, F., Solo Time for Strings Cello Book IV, Allegro
BASS: Bach, J.S./Etling, F., Solo Time for Strings Bass Book III, Minuet 1
The Junior Orchestra Audition sight reading requirement will be equivalent to NYSSMA level 3 (see yellow pages of your NYSSMA manual)