Who can join?
Conductor: Wendy Stuart
3 to 4 minutes showing technique and tone quality. The solo will be heard unaccompanied and does not need to be memorized.
Percussionists: For pianists/percussionists, prepare a piano solo as well as a solo on your chosen percussion instrument. For percussionists only, prepare a solo on your chosen percussion instrument. You must supply your own mallets and sticks. Instruments will be available at the audition site.
Multiple Instruments: Be prepared to perform a solo on each instrument you would like to play in the orchestra, and schedule an audition time for each instrument.
Sight reading: All auditioning students will be asked to sightread. Materials will be chosen by the conductors.
Scales are not required for any audition.
2017-18 Season Concert Repertoire
Egyptian March, Johann Strauss Jr.
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Johann Strauss Jr.
Hoedown and Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo, Aaron Copland
Video Games Live, Ralph Ford
Concerto in C for Violoncello and Orchestra, Joseph Haydn *
On Top of the World, Brian Balmages
Selections from West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein; arr. by Jack Mason
Procession of the Sardar, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov; ed. by William Ryden
Marche Militaire, Op. 51, No. 1, Franz Schubert; arr. by Dr. Leopold Damrosch
Music from Gladiator, Hans Zimmer; arr. by John Wasson
2018-19 Season Concert Repertoire
Egyptian Legacy, Soon Hee Newbold, orchestrated by Carl Rydlund
Selections from The King and I, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
The Lord of the Rings and Fellowship of the Ring, Howard Shore; arr. John Whitney
Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra, Ney Rosauro *
Cassus Belli, Andrew Boysen Jr.
Andalucia Suite, Ernesto Lecuona
Dusk, Steven Bryant
Carmen Suite No. 1, George Bizet