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ORCHESTRA AUDITION INFORMATION

Each fall, orchestra students audition for placement in one of two ability-based curricular orchestras which meet during blocks 4 and 6 of the school day. The Symphony Orchestra is our premier orchestra, made up of our finest string students as well as Wind Symphony wind and percussion musicians. The String Orchestra is our intermediate orchestra. All students will audition for seating in these ensembles during their assigned orchestra block once school begins utilizing the audition materials below.

STRING ORCHESTRA

The 2023-2024 audition excerpts for String Orchestra students are based on a piece from our first concert cycle (Jupiter from the Planets).  Excerpts and an mp3 are available at the link below!

Violin
Viola
Cello
Bass

mp3

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The 2023-2024 audition excerpts for Symphony Orchestra students are based on a piece from the 2024-2025 ILMEA audition (Mendelssohn or Berlioz). Excerpts and an mp3 are available at the link below!

Violin
Viola
Cello
Bass

mp3s are linked in the document for your respective instrument

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