District All-State Orchestra Audition Etudes for Middle School Orchestra VIOLIN Wohlfahrt: Foundation Studies for the Violin, Carl Fischer, Rachel Barton Pine Edition Book 2, #13. QN=92 (or #13 in Merle J. Isaac edition)
VIOLA (or #38 in Merle J. Isaac edition)
CELLO Schroeder: 170 Foundation Studies, Carl Fischer, Volume 1, #63 Dotted QN=100
DOUBLE BASS Sturm: 110 Studies op. 20, International, Volume I, No. 54. QN=72
Scales and Arpeggios for Middle School Orchestra:
Student will be asked to play the following scales and arpeggios, separate bows (QN = 100):
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
All-State Orchestra is comprised of the best players from around the state of Georgia. The event is held in early March at the Classic Center in Athens, GA. In order to be selected as a member of All-State Orchestra, students must pass two rounds of audition. The first audition is at the district-level. Students who pass the district-level auditions move on to the state-level audition. Students are selected for All-State Orchestra at the state-level audition.
All-State Orchestra 2020 will be held on March 5-7, 2020 at The Classic Center in Athens, GA.
The first-round audition(county level) will be on Saturday, October 19 at Pope High School. Students must register for All-State with Ms.Culley by August 30. Bring a check for $25 made payable to: DODGEN MIDDLE SCHOOL. Ms.Culley will give students the money envelope to put check into and will add their name to the All-State Registration list. First-round audition requirements are listed below.