2014-2015 Georgia All State Orchestra Round #2 Auditions

The Georgia All State Orchestra audition excerpts and requirements for round #2 are available for download.  The following information can also be found on the official GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association) website.  Just click on the instrument for the grade level that you want.

***Middle School Orchestra***

Violin

Viola

Cello (preview below)

Bass

 

***9th and 10th Grade Orchestra***

Violin

Viola

Cello (preview below)

Bass

 

***11th and 12th Grade Orchestra***

Violin

Viola

Cello (preview below)

Bass

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Georgia All-State Orchestra Auditions

GA-AllState

The information in this post can be verified on the GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association) website.

Audition Date:  October 2013

**Be prepared to sight read.

Audition Etudes

Middle School Orchestra
VIOLIN
Wohlfahrt: Foundation Studies, Carl Fischer, Book 2, #13. QN=92
VIOLA
Wohlfahrt: Foundation Studies, transc. Merle J. Isaac & Ralph C. Lewis, Carl Fischer, Book 2, #39. QN=115
CELLO
Schroeder: 170 Foundation Studies, Carl Fischer, Volume 1, #31 Dotted QN=92
DOUBLE BASS
Rabbath: A New Technique, Alphones Leduc, Book 1, #1. QN=84
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9/10 Orchestra
VIOLIN
Mazas: Etudes Speciales, Galamian ed., International Music Co., Op. 36, Book 1, #2. QN=100
VIOLA
Wohlfahrt: Foundation Studies, transc. Merle J. Isaac & Ralph C. Lewis, Carl Fischer, Book 2, #38. QN=92
CELLO
Schroeder: 170 Foundation Studies, Carl Fischer, Volume 1, #60 QN=92, 8 notes per bow
DOUBLE BASS
Simandl: 30 Etudes, Carl Fischer, #2. QN=112
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11/12 Orchestra
VIOLIN
Mazas: Etudes Speciales, Galamian ed., International Music Co., Op. 36, Book 1, #18. Dotted QN =50
VIOLA
Mazas: Etudes Speciales, Pagels ed., International Music Co., Op. 36, Book 1, #18. Dotted QN=50 (play top [treble clef] at divisi)
CELLO
Schroeder: 170 Foundation Studies, Carl Fischer, Volume 1, #42 QN=92
DOUBLE BASS
Simandl: 30 Etudes, Carl Fischer, #17. QN=88



Audition Scales

ALL SCALES MUST BE PLAYED FROM MEMORY

Scales and Arpeggios for Middle School Orchestra: Student will be asked to play the following scales and arpeggios, separate bows (QN = 60):

VIOLIN G and A major, 3 octaves

VIOLA C and D major, 3 octaves

CELLO C and D major, 3 octaves

BASS F and G major, 2 octaves

Scales and Arpeggios for 9-10 High School Orchestra: Student will be asked to play the following scales, separate bows or slurred two notes per bow, and arpeggios with separate bows (QN = 60 or EN = 120 on slurred scales):

VIOLIN G and A major, 3 octaves
g and a melodic minor, 3 octaves

VIOLA C and D major, 3 octaves
c and d melodic minor, 3 octaves

CELLO C and D major, 3 octaves
c and d melodic minor, 3 octaves

BASS F and G major, 2 octave
f and g melodic minor, 2 octaves

Scales and arpeggios for 11-12 High School Orchestra: Student will be asked to play the following scales, separate bows or slurred two notes per bow, and arpeggios with separate bows (Quarter Note = 60 or Eighth Note = 120 on slurred scales):

VIOLIN Bb and C major, 3 octaves
g and a melodic minor, 3 octaves

VIOLA Eb and F major, 3 octaves
c and d melodic minor, 3 octaves

CELLO Eb and F major, 3 octaves
c and d melodic minor, 3 octaves

BASS Ab and Bb major, 2 octaves
f and g melodic minor, 2 octaves

 

 

 


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