Middle school and high school-aged string musicians are invited to audition for Colorado Crossroads Youth Orchestra's 2022-2023 season on Monday, August 1, 2022.
1. Solo: Musician's choice. Solo should showcase shifting, tone, vibrato, musicality, and rhythm. 2-minute limit. Acapella only.
2. Scale: Coordinating 1, 2, or 3-octave scale in the same key as the solo piece.
3. Sight-reading. Music and a metronome will be provided at the audition to ensure the musician is able to read music fluently.
4. Excerpts: Pastorale and Brandenburg
Musicians are required to play the Pastorale and one Brandenburg of their choice. Excerpts are found at the bottom of this page.
* If desired, musicians can play all three excerpts.
Auditions will be evaluated on presentation, tone, musicality, accuracy, intonation, technique, and rhythm. A copy of the audition evaluation and comments will be available to all participating musicians.