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Premiere Orchestra Messages

Seating Audition Spots for Winter Quarter 2022- January 29

You will be asked to perform one or two of the following passages of music. You coach will be listening for and adjudicating on the following:

  • Overall tone quality
  • Correct notes and rhythms
  • Appropriate style for the music, including bowing style
  • Phrasing and dynamics
  • Tempo and pulse control- as close to concert tempo as you can comfortably perform

Flute

  • Mendelssohn 1-13, 27-43, 51-76
  • Ahrirang 20-28, 46-58
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 6-8, 10-11

Oboe

  • Mendelssohn 4-25, 51-76
  • Ahrirang 21-30, 46-58
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 6-8, 10-11, 14-15

Clarinet

  • Mendelssohn 4-25, 51-76
  • Ahrirang 21-30, 46-58
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 2-3, 5-6, 9-11, 14-15

Horn

  • Mendelssohn 11-25, 51-76
  • Ahrirang 30-46
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 1-2, 7-8, 10-11

Trombone

  • Mendelssohn 11-25, 27-39
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 7-9, 11-14

Violin 1

  • Mendelssohn- 27-56
  • Ahrirang- 13-29
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance- 6-9, 10-11, 12-15

Violin 2

  • Mendelssohn- 6-25, 76-90
  • Ahrirang- 38-58
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 7-9, 10-11, 12-15

Viola

  • Mendelssohn- 6-25, 76-90
  • Ahrirang- 30-58
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 4-6, 7-9, 10-15

Cello

  • Mendelssohn 25-43
  • Ahrirang 30-46
  • Russian Sailor’s Dance 2-5, 5-6, 7-8, 11-12

Winter 2022 Music Information- Tempo Markings

Please mark these in your music- your coach will help you mark these in your music during the first rehearsal on January 10. These will help you as you practice your music at home with a metronome to get it up to concert tempo.

Mendelssohn 5- Reformation

  • Measure 1- quarter note = 72
  • Measure 25- quarter note = 144
  • Measure 94- quarter note = 88

Ahrirang

  • Measure 1- quarter note = 66
  • Measure 28- quarter note = 76
  • Measure 46- quarter note = 58
  • Measure 58- quarter note = 50

Russian Sailor’s Dance

  • Beginning- quarter note = 144
  • Rehearsal 3- quarter note = 72
  • Rehearsal 5- quarter note = 96
  • Rehearsal 7- quarter note = 116
  • Rehearsal 8- quarter note = 88
  • Rehearsal 10- quarter note = 144

Winter 2022 Music- Links to Recordings

Here are some links to examples of the music we are performing this quarter. Please watch these to get an idea of what the pieces sound like. It is also helpful to listen to the music while you have your sheet music in front of you so that you can follow along.

Mendelssohn 5- Fourth Movement- Austin Youth Symphony

Ahrirang

Russian Sailor’s Dance- New York Philharmonic

Concert Attire:  Cadet, Debut, Premiere, Sinfonia, and Flute Choir

Students with white blouses playing in concert.

  • Black mask
  • White shirt
  • Black pants/skirt
  • Black shoes
  • Religious head coverings:  plain black

 

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