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Rita M. Evans Orchestra Audition

Rita M. Evans Orchestra Audition Requirements

  • Solo Repertoire 

    • Violin: Please prepare one piece of about two minutes in length, with level of difficulty equal to Suzuki Book 4 (i.e. comparable to Vivaldi’s Concerto in A minor). The solo should demonstrate facility in third position and at least a beginning vibrato.

    • Viola & Cello: Please prepare one piece comparable to a selection from Suzuki Book 3. The solo should demonstrate facility in third position (viola) and second, third, and fourth positions (cello) and at least a beginning vibrato.

    • Bass: Please prepare one piece with a level of difficulty equal to Suzuki Book 3 or 4. The solo should demonstrate facility in second, third, and fourth positions and at least a beginning vibrato.

    • Woodwinds & Brass: Please prepare two contrasting pieces of your choosing, each about one minute in length.

  • Scales

    • Violin: G major, 3 octaves

    • Viola: C major, 3 octaves

    • Cello: C major, 3 octaves

    • Bass: E major, 2 octaves

    • Flute: Chromatic, two and a half octaves – C to G

    • Oboe: Chromatic, two octaves – Bb to Bb

    • Bassoon: Chromatic, two octaves – F to F

    • Clarinet: Chromatic, two and a half octaves – F to C

    • French Horn: Chromatic, one octave – C to C

    • Trumpet: Chromatic, two octaves – G to G

    • Trombone: Chromatic, two octaves – F to F

    • Tuba: Chromatic, two octaves – F to F

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