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Scottsdale Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Auditions

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To schedule an audition, send your completed audition form along with your application fee to. 
     Scottsdale Philharmonic
     13430 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 300
     Scottsdale Arizona 85254

Auditions:  for all instruments will be  Saturday May 4th and May 11th. 2019
    1101 E. Morrow Drive Phoenix AZ 85024, e-mail:   Carl@ScottsdalePhilharmonic.com

Application fee: $25 non-refundable ($35 if postmarked after April 19, 2019),
    Make payable to The Scottsdale Philharmonic.

Rehearsals:
     Tuesday 7:00-9:30
     New Vision Center 18010 N. Tatum Blvd,
     Phoenix,  AZ 85032

Concerts:
     All concerts are scheduled on Tuesdays. 

Participaqtion Fee:
    Participation fee non refundable $200.00 applies to students accepted into the orchestra and
    is due the week prior to the first rehearsal.

Audition Requirements:  Students will be asked to play the following.
   Scale as specified below.  
   Short Solo or solo excerpt should demonstrate both slow and fast playing. 
   Students will be stopped by the judge due to time so full movements are not required. 
   Students being considered for principal positions may be asked to sight read. 

      Percussion:
         Demonstrate concert snare drum roll, cymbal crashes
         Etude for snare drum. 
         Sight reading. 
         Timpani:  contact conductor to make arrangements for audition when Timpani is available.

      Winds:
         Two octave scale, plus chromatic scale covering the entire range of the instrument.
          Solo/excerpts demonstrating slow and fast passages. 

       Brass:
         Two octave scale, plus chromatic scale covering the entire range of the instrument.
          Solo/excerpts demonstrating slow and fast passages. 

       Strings: 
         Three octave scale,  Violin  G and C,  Viola C and F,   Cello C and E.  
         Bass  2 octave scale.

         Solo excerpt showing fast and slow playing.  Students are encouraged to perform
         a passage that includes higher positions. 

If you have any questions regarding scheduling your audition you may e-mail us at
     Carl@ScottsdalePhilharmonic.com



Scottsdale Philharmonic 13430 N. Scottsdale Road Suite 300

Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Scottsdale office phone 480  951-6077

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