High School Orchestra Audition Excerpts

2020-21



Violin
  • Scale: A Melodic minor
  • Excerpt 1: Mozart, Beginning-15, play the half note C#
  • Excerpt 2: Dvorak, All of the excerpt
Viola
  • Scale: Eb Major
  • Excerpt 1: Berlioz, Beginning with pick-up through measure 8
  • Excerpt 2: Brahms, Beginning-39, play the first note of 39
Cello
  • Scale: A Melodic minor
  • Excerpt 1: Berlioz, All of the Andante
  • Excerpt 2: Tchaikovsky, Beginning-13, Play through the tie and end at the eighth rest.
Bass
  • Scale: Eb Major
  • Excerpt 1: Beethoven, Beginning-20, play the first note of 20
  • Excerpt 2: Tchaikovsky, Beginning-9 beat 2, play to the piano marking
 
Chairperson
Russell Clark
Lawrence HS/Lawrence Free State HS
1901 Louisiana
Lawrence, KS 66046
c: 913-620-8950
w: 785-832-5050

Important Dates - HS Orchestra
Sep. 14, 2020 - Mon
Business Meeting
via Zoom
Oct. 16, 2020 - Fri
Audition registration deadline — HS Orchestra
$10 per audition
Nov. 6, 2020 - Fri
LATE Audition registration deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$20 per audition
Nov. 7, 2020 - Sat
FINAL Audition registration deadline— HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$50 per audition
Nov. 7, 2020 - Sat
NEKMEA HS Honor Group Virtual Auditions
Judging will take place Nov. 7-14
Dec. 5, 2020 - Sat
NEKMEA Mini-Conventions
Cancelled
Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS
In-person festivals are cancelled for 2020-21

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