2017 ASYO Audition Excerpts

 

2017 Audition Requirements for the all ASYO ensembles

  1. A prepared solo. For longer solos, please cut to 2-3 minutes.  If you have not studied solo repertoire, a school orchestra or band piece would be acceptable.
  2. One excerpt (choose from the following selections)
  3. A short sight-reading selection

 

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Violin

  • Williams: Fancy Fiddles (measures 37-61)
  • Hofeldt: Deerpath Triptych (first movement: measures 12-41)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Finale: measures 407-436)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Finale: measures 405-443)

Violin.pdf


Viola

  • Williams: Fancy Fiddles (measures 37-61)
  • Hofeldt: Deerpath Triptych (first movement, Open Lands: measures 17-41)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Finale: measures 407-436)

Viola.pdf


Cello

  • Williams: Fancy Fiddles (measures 29-61)
  • Hofeldt: Deerpath Triptych (second movement, Lake Brave: beginning to measure 29)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Finale, measures 396-436)

Cello.pdf


Bass

  • Williams: Fancy Fiddles (measures 29-61)
  • Hofeldt: Deerpath Triptych (third movement, The Hunt: measures 37-65)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Finale: measures 396-436)

Bass.pdf


Flute

  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 (fourth movement: C–E, with repeats)
  • Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suite 2 – Menuet (beginning through D)

Flute.pdf


Oboe

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (Sherzo: measure 80 to first ending)
  • Brahms: Violin Concerto (second movement: opening to measure 32)

Oboe.pdf


Clarinet

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (first movement Allegro: opening to letter C)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (second movement Andante: opening to letter A)

Clarinet.pdf


Bassoon

  • Mozart: Magic Flute Overture (12 bars before A to A)
  • Mozart: Magic Flute Overture (measure 134-147)

Bassoon.pdf


Trumpet

  • Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (first movement: opening to 5 after 1)
  • Gershwin: An American in Paris (4 before 46 to 2 before 47)

Trumpet.pdf


Horn

  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 (opening)
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (movement 1: 4 before 2 to 1 after 3)

Horn.pdf


Trombone

  • Saint Saens: Symphony No. 3 (Q to 1 after S)
  • Williams: Imperial March (measure 5 to 16)

Trombone.pdf


Tuba

  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (third movement solo: 4 before 3 to 3 before 5)
  • Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries

Tuba.pdf


Percussion

  • Snare Drum: John S. Pratt, Gladstone Cadets; Top – 16
  • Snare Drum: John Philip Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever; Top – Trio
  • Snare Drum: Prokofiev, Lt. Kijé
  • Glockenspiel: John Williams, Harry Potter Symphonic Suite; Top – 16
  • Xylophone: Williams, The Cowboys Overture; 34 – 38
  • Cymbals: Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet Overture
  • Triangle: Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 2; #10 La Garde Montante
  • Tambourine: Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 2; #11 Danse Bohême

Percussion.pdf