Audition Information

Below lists all the information needed to audition for the Good Neighbor Ensemble. The application form is available for download below as well.

Audition Requirements:

  • Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute

  • Experience: 4 years of playing experience

  • Age: Student must be in grade 8 or higher as of March 2022 (Current 7th graders may audition)

Audition Information:

  • Solo: A 3 minute long selection from a solo piece of your choice

  • Sight Reading: 30 seconds - 1 minute sight reading section

  • Scales:

Instrument
Major Scale & Arpeggio (3 Octaves)
Minor Scale & Arpeggio (3 Octaves)
Details
Flute
E Major
B Melodic Minor
Chromatic scale from C – C in 3 octaves
Violin
E Major
B Melodic Minor
Slur scales 4 notes per bow and arpeggios 3 notes per bow.
Viola
F Major
E Melodic Minor
Slur scales 4 notes per bow and arpeggios 3 notes per bow.
Cello
F Major
D Melodic Minor
Slur scales 4 notes per bow and arpeggios 3 notes per bow.