The Young Artist Orchestra & Philharmonic Auditions
Audition Requirements: 2021-22
WE STILL HAVE OPENINGS IN ALL SECTIONS!
Our spring round of auditions is now closed. However, we will continue to hear in-person auditions on an as needed basis. To sign up for an audition time please complete the audition application by clicking on the “schedule an audition” button below. The application portal will be open on July 15. Students will be contacted personally to schedule a day and time that works for them and our staff.
In Person Auditions:
Whether using a cell phone or video camera, make sure that there is adequate light in the room in which you are recording.
- Be prepared to play ALL of the requirements listed for your instrument
- Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your audition time.
- Bring your instrument, music, and rock stop if needed.
- Consider the impression you make with your attire. 🙂
- Relax, and have fun!
Winds & Brass Auditions
Woodwind and brass students trying out for the Young Artist Orchestra or Philharmonic should be prepared to play scales and designated orchestral excerpts.
Students will be asked to play all 12 major scaled from memory over the range of the instrument (i.e. SC Senior Band Scale requirements, which can be found here.
Wind and Brass Excerpts
Young Artist Orchestra Winds and Brass Excerpts
Percussion auditions for both orchestras will consist of specified orchestral excerpts and sight reading. Please prepare as much of the excerpts as you are able.
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