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Orchestra Excerpts

Audition Info

Below you will find the excerpts to download for your audition and additional instructions of what to prepare for your audition. Please prepare all excerpts in the package.

 

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass

Flute and Piccolo

Oboe and English Horn

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Eb Clarinet

Bassoon and Contrabassoon

Horn

Trumpet

Tenor Trombone

Bass Trombone

Tuba

Harp

Piano

Percussion & Timpani

    • Demonstration of rolls, tuning, and sight-reading

    Cymbals

    • Cymbals Crashes at various dynamic levels
  • Snare Drum

    • Demonstration of rolls, rudimentary solo of choice

    Shaker (egg or similar)

    • Shake 16th notes at Q=172 for 32 bars of 3/4
    • Please note that applicants only need to prepare the Timpani excerpts if they want to audition to be the Timpanist for the season. Excerpts are included in the main percussion excerpt file.
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