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Fall Seating Auditions

Fall Seating Auditions will take place at the BYSO Sinfonia retreat on Saturday, October 15. Attendance at the retreat is required, and there will be no make-up auditions. Those who do not audition at the retreat will be seated at the back of the section. Be sure to practice your individual part with careful attention to detail (including articulations) and to the musical aspects of the piece (dynamics, phrasing, etc.).  You should also to listen to professional recordings for a guide to tempo and style. The audition material will be chosen from the following selections:


Academic Festival Overture: 41-60, 108-130, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 32-49

Farandole: Beg.-B, D-F, K-M, P-end


Academic Festival Overture: 41-60, 131-147, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 32-49

Farandole: Beg.-B, D-F, K-M, P-end


Academic Festival Overture Cl. 1: 8-14; 33-46; 50-60; 62-77; 103-134; 135-146

Academic Festival Overture Cl2: 5-14; 42-55; 62-75; 78-84; 103-124; 129-143; 160-164

Ashokan Farewell: 32-48

Farandole: B-D; 8 after K-M; P-end


Academic Festival Overture: 17-45, 55-70, 108-116, 130-147, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 33-49

Farandole:  Beg.-B, 8 after H-J, L-M, M-O, P-end


Academic Festival Overture: 28-44, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 33-49

Farandole:  Beg.-A, L-M, M-O, P-end


Academic Festival Overture: 25-42, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 33-49

Farandole:  Beg.-A, L-M, O-end

Violin I:

Academic Festival Overture: 39-44, 60-75, 108-124, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: Violin solo 1-33

Farandole: Beg. To A, 1 before F to G, 4 before K to 6 before N, 3 after P to end

Violin II:

Academic Festival Overture: 42-56, 124-134, 134-140

Ashokan Farewell: 17-33

Farandole: C-D, Arco after H-J, K-M, P-end


Academic Festival Overture: 63-86, 120-146, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 41-58

Farandole: Beg.-B, O-end


Academic Festival Overture: 7-14, 17-24, 66-76, 160-168, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 1-10

Farandole: A-B, K-M, P-end


Academic Festival Overture: Beg.-15, 42-60, 85-124, 124-147, 147-end

Ashokan Farewell: 33-58

Farandole: Beg.-A, 4 before K-M, P-end


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