Orchestra

Orchestra Audition Requirements for 2019-2020 Admissions

All applicants must thoroughly read and follow the 4 step application/audition process on the Admissions homepage.

DIRECTOR
Dr. Enrique Lasansky

ORCHESTRA WEBSITE
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ONLINE APPLICATION
November 5, 2018 – January 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

PREAUDITION MEETING
Thursday, January 10, 2019
6:00 pm
Concert Hall

AUDITION DATES
Your specific audition time will be given to you at the preaudition meeting.  Audition dates are:

February 9, 2019
February 16, 2019

ACCOMMODATIONS
If your student needs accommodations for the audition, as written in a 504 or IEP, please provide a copy of the 504 or IEP to Assistant Principal Aspen Burkett ONE WEEK before your student’s audition date.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Middle School:  A live performance consisting of one major scale and one melodic minor scale (two octaves for middle school 0-3 sharps or flats) plus a two octave g chromatic scale. Three octave scales are optional.
A solo of your choice that demonstrates lyric and technical abilities, (or two contrasting solos) plus sight reading.

High School:  A live performance consisting of one major scale and one melodic minor scale (three octaves 4-7 sharps or flats) plus a three octave G chromatic scale.
A solo of your choice that demonstrates lyric and technical abilities (or two contrasting solos), plus sight reading. 

Your audition will take place with the DSAO director. Current students and/or one of our resident professional artists may also be present at your audition.

A letter of recommendation is always welcome, but is not required.