INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC (38MS/36HS)
Students are being asked to bring their own instruments, sticks, reeds and sheet music, if they have them.
Students must 1) perform an etude or prepared selection of their choice that best reflects their musical ability; 2) demonstrate the ability to verbally discuss and perform on their instruments; and 3) illustrate their knowledge of musical symbols (staves, clefs, bars, measures, repeats, endings, double bar, accidentals i.e. sharps, flats, natural signs), primary note values and rests (whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth with corresponding rests), basic time and key signatures, and dynamic markings ( p, mf, f). Sight reading and an interview will be part of the audition.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2017-2018
Strings: For Middle School, one octave scale (G & D) major scale, two octave scales
For High School (G, D & C) major scale, two note slurs, slurs with three notes per bow, slurs with 4 notes per bow,
tied notes and sight reading.