Auditions

2020-2021 Auditions
will be held on
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Sign Up for Auditions will open April 1st.

Audition Policies

 

Auditions are required for all ensembles.

If you need assistance in selecting an appropriate ensemble for your child, please email: tyodirector@gmail.com.

 

There is a $15.00 fee for all auditions. Students will not be able to audition without paying the fee. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card at the Sunday check-in table, or by credit card via the. To hold your spot, please pay by April 14th.

Audition Requirements

 

All auditioning students will be asked to perform:

 

  1. Solo of the student's choosing

  2. Posted excerpt for the desired ensemble (select from the tabs below)

  3. Sight reading.

Intermezzo

Intermezzo Excerpt Details:
The 1st excerpt is from Parade of Stars arr. by John Leavitt. The tempo is quarter note equals 108.

The 2nd excerpt is from Falconer by Doug Spata. The tempo for it is quarter note equals 170.

Students must play a solo in addition to the excerpts. No pop music or ensemble music is allowed (aka other orchestra pieces.) The minimum required level for solo is The Two Grenadiers from Suzuki book 2 or equivalent level (for bass students, Moon Over the Ruined Castle.) See your teacher if you have questions about an appropriate solo piece.

Sight-reading will be presented to the student during the audition. Notes from all strings and rhythms such as whole, half, quarter, eighth, dotted half, and dotted quarter will be present. The student might be asked to play notes in the following keys: D, G, and C major.

Take all repeats where indicated.
Farandole Excerpts
violin (1st part) - measures 29-45 and 180-194

Chamber Orchestra

 

viola - measures 37-53 and 149-165
cello - measures 1-9 and 133-149
bass - measures 1-9 and 117-132

Symphony Orchestra

 

TYO Small Ensembles

 

All TYO students are encouraged to participate in our Small Ensemble program.

More details will be provided prior to registration.

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