Reading Symphony Junior Strings-Auditions

RSJSO Auditions 

Registration Deadline:  6/30/21

Audition Date: 8/28/21

Audition Checklist:

  1. Fill out the online Google form stating your intent to audition 
  2. Prepare the Music for the audition (See below)

—-Audition Repertoire Below—-

  1. SCALES (Updated 4/15/21)

DIATONIC SCALES FOR STRINGS (ALL SCALES MUST BE MEMORIZED)

Played at a minimum speed of MM quarter note = 100, separate bow, using the rhythmic pattern shown below.  

 

Chromatic Scale-All Eighth Notes-Separate

Instrument

Scales with octaves to be played

Violin

C, Ab, A, D, G, Bb, Eb, E, F, G Chromatic-2 Octaves

Viola

C, D, Eb, E, F, G, Ab, A, Bb, C Chromatic: 2 Octaves

Cello

C, D Eb, E, F, G, Ab, A, Bb, C Chromatic 2 Octaves

String Bass

E,F,G, G Chromatic-2 octaves, Ab,A,Bb,C,D-1 octave

 

 

 

  1. SOLO-(FOR SECTION PLAYERS/UNPROTECTED SEATS)-TBA

Instrument

Selection

Comp./Arr.

Book/Collection

Publisher

Violin 

Air Varie-page12

deBeriot

Solo Time for Strings – Book 4

Forrest Etling

Viola 

Air Varie-Page 12

deBeriot

Solo Time for Strings – Book 4

Forrest Etling

Cello

Allegro – Page 21

Marcello

Solo Time for Strings – Book 4

Forrest Etling

String Bass

Gavotte – Page 13

 

Gossec

Solo Time for Strings – Book 3

Ludwig Music Co.

 

OR SOLO FOR PRINCIPAL PLAYERS/PROTECTED SEATS

 

PMEA District X 2021 Solos (www.pmea.net)