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.
The 1st-round(county level) All-State Orchestra audition is SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018 at Kell H.S.
You MUST register with Mrs.Culley or Ms.Lofdahl by AUGUST 31 in order to audition in October. See Mrs.Culley for registration details.
1st Round All-State auditions consist of etude(listed below), memorized scales and arpeggios(listed below) and sight-reading.
ALL-STATE AUDITION INFORMATION:
Wohlfahrt: Foundation Studies for the Violin, Carl Fischer, Rachel Barton Pine Edition Book 2, #17. QN=80 (#17 in Merle J. Isaac edition)
Wohlfahrt: Foundation Studies for the Viola, Carl Fischer, Rachel Barton Pine Edition Book 2, #17. QN=80
(Not in old edition)
Schroeder: 170 Foundation Studies, Carl Fischer, Volume 1, #35. QN=120
Sturm: 110 Studies op. 20, International, Volume I, No. 38. QN=120
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