**All auditions will be over a Zoom Meeting. An email will be sent the day of with meeting information. Please sign into the meeting 5 minutes before your scheduled audition. I will have you join the zoom when it is your audition time. 

Ferris Advanced & Chamber Auditions 2020

April 27th- May 8th

 

 

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 melodic minor – 2 octave

Viola

            D Major – 2 octave

            B flat Major – 2 octave

            A melodic minor – 2 octave

Cello

            D Major – 2 octave

            B flat Major – 2 octave

            A melodic minor – 2 octave

Bass

            D Major – 2 octave

            G Major – 2 octave

            A melodic minor – 2 octave

 

2.   Etude

            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.

 

3.  Sight Reading

            Each student will be given an excerpt to sight read and be given one minute to look over the given excerpt.  During this perusal                          minute students may finger, hum, tap rhythm but may not actually play the excerpt.

 

 

 *Each student will have a total of 15 minutes to complete their audition.

 

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

 

Feel Free to email me with questions: ChristopherE@spokaneschools.org