**All auditions will be in person in the Black Box (room M407) at Ferris. Please be 5 - 10 minutes early before your scheduled audition so you can tune and warm up. I will have you come into the room when it is your audition time.** 

Ferris Advanced & Chamber Auditions 2022

May 9th - May 13th

 

 

1.  Scale

** Major:  4 notes per beat - Quarter note = 72  (detache/sixteenth notes)

 

** Minor: 2 notes per beat - Quarter note = 106  (slur two notes per bow/eighth notes)

 

Violin

            D Major – 2 octave

            F Major – 2 octave

            E minor – 2 octave

Viola

            D Major – 2 octave

            B flat Major – 2 octave

            A minor – 2 octave

Cello

            D Major – 2 octave

            B flat Major – 2 octave

            A minor – 2 octave

Bass

            D Major – 2 octave

            G Major – 2 octave

            A minor – 2 octave

 

2.   Excerpt

Please play the assigned etude for your particular instrument. Take the tempo that is marked on the etude and aim for consistent                  technique and intonation.

**All Excerpts are from the first two movements of Suite in F "Lady Radnor's Suite" by Parry.

Click the link below to listen to the piece.

1. Prelude starts at 0:00  2. Allemande starts at 2:32 **Tempos on the YouTube video are faster than the marked tempo on the music. Please use the tempos on the music. They are marked in RED. 

 

 

 

 *Each student will have a total of 10 minutes to complete their audition.

 

*Auditions will take place in the Ferris High School orchestra room (black box theatre) Room M407.