Preparing appropriate audition materials in advance is key!
Auditionees need to prepare three items for the audition:
- A short solo
- 2-3 scales which judges will choose from the lists on the instrument requirements. Philharmonia East & West, Sinfonia East & West, and Concertino East & West winds & brass auditionees may find a reference for scales here.
- Sight reading, in which students perform small excerpts of music that they have never seen before
- Students interested in being considered for Camerata, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic, or Symphony must also prepare specific excerpts.
To prepare for an audition, review the specific details, scale requirements, and excerpts for each instrument and orchestra level below.
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