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VIOLINS, VIOLAS, CELLI

  • Three octave major and minor scales of our choice (one of each)

  • One scale slurred 6 per bow

  • One scale spiccato: 1, 2, or 3 strokes per pitch

  • Solo piece of your choice (does not have to be contemporary)

  • Sight-Reading

  • Some conversation with us!

  • Prepare each excerpt for your instrument found below

DOUBLE BASS

  • Two octave major and melodic minor scales of our choice

  • One scale slurred 4 per bow

  • One scale spiccato: 2 strokes per pitch

  • Solo piece of your choice (does not have to be contemporary)

  • Sight-Reading

  • Some conversation with us!

  • Prepare each excerpt for your instrument found below

WOODWINDS AND BRASS

  • Solo piece of your choice (does not have to be contemporary)

  • Sight-reading

  • Prepare all major scales. The chromatic scale requirements are as follows:

  • Demonstrate staccato articulation and slurring

  • Clarinet: Low E to High E Three Octives

  • Flute: C – C: three octaves

  • Oboes: C-C two octaves

  • Bassoon: Bb – F two and a half octaves

  • Bass Clarinet: E-G two plus octaves

  • Horn: G-G two octaves

  • Trumpet: C-C two octaves

  • Trombone/Bass Tbn: F-G two plus octaves

  • Tuba: F-F two octaves

  • Some conversation with us!

  • Prepare each excerpt for your instrument found below

Percussion

  • Attached excerpts
     
  • Snare drum: loud to soft to loud roll demonstration for 30 seconds min
     
  • Marimba and Snare Drum solo of candidate's choice
     
  • Rudiments: open to close to open
    • Flam taps
    • Flam a diddles
    • Single Ratamacue
    • Swiss army triplets
       
  • Snare drum solos:
    • Mitchell Peters Intermediate or advanced books or similar
    • Rudimental style solo (Pratt or Wilcoxen) or similar
       
  • You are reponsible for bringing your own mallets

Questions? Don't hesitate to ask.  Email liza@cyorchestra.org

 

 

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