String Orchestra

String Orchestra Audition Requirements

  • Solo work of the student’s choice, an excerpt about 1-2 minutes in length - grade 3 recommended. Please bring a copy of the piece to the adjudicators at time of audition.
  • Scales and arpeggios
  • Sight-reading may be required 

Scales and Arpeggios

Violin

  • Major - (1 octave) E (2 octaves) G, A, Bb, D
  • Melodic minor - (1 octave) e (2 octaves) g, a, d

Viola

  • Major - (1 octave) A (2 octaves) C, D,Eb, G
  • Melodic minor - (1 octave) a (2 octaves) c, d, g

Cello

  • Major - (1 octave) A (2 octaves) C, D,Eb, G
  • Melodic minor - (1 octave) a (2 octaves) c, d, g

Bass

  • Major - (1 octave) G, A, D
  • Melodic minor - (1 octave) g, a, d