2019-20 Season Auditions

September 3-5, 2019 ● Strong Vincent MS

Call Maura Pelinsky at 814.450.6951 to register


Symphony and Chamber Orchestras

Audition requirements for strings, woodwinds, and brass

  • A solo or piece of your choosing that fully demonstrates your finest playing, such as a piece you are working on in lessons or a piece you performed with your school

  • Major scales and arpeggios up to four flats and sharps

  • Melodic minor scales and arpeggios up to four sharps and flats

  • Sight-reading

Audition requirements for Percussion

  • You may choose to audition on snare drum, snare drum and timpani, or snare drum, timpani and marimba/xylophone.

    • Snare Drum

      • A solo or piece of your choosing that fully demonstrates your finest playing, such as a piece you are working on in lessons or a piece you performed with your school

      • Sight-reading

    • Timpani

      • A solo or piece of your choosing that fully demonstrates your finest playing, such as a piece you are working on in lessons or a piece you performed with your school

      • Sight-reading

    • Marimba/Xylophone

      • A solo or piece of your choosing that fully demonstrates your finest playing, such as a piece you are working on in lessons or a piece you performed with your school

      • Major scales and arpeggios up to four flats and sharps

      • Melodic minor scales and arpeggios up to four sharps and flats

      • Sight-reading

String Academy

Audition requirements for Intermezzo

  • A solo or piece of your choosing that fully demonstrates your finest playing, such as a piece you are working on in lessons or a piece you performed with your school

  • Major scales (Two octaves; C, G, D, F, and B flat)

  • Sight-reading

Audition requirements for Overture Strings

  • A solo or piece of your choosing that fully demonstrates your finest playing, such as a piece you are working on in lessons or a piece you performed with your school

  • Major scales (One octave; C, G, D, F, and B flat)

  • Sight-reading

Audition requirements for Prelude Strings

  • Auditions are not required for Prelude Strings. Call Maura Pelinsky at 814.474.9614 to register.