Diamond Youth Symphony Orchestra

2019-2020 Season Audition Excerpts

For Diamond Strings 

All instruments must perform, in this order:

1. 1 major AND 1 minor scale (2-3 octaves) of your choice (your choice of bowing, rhythmic patterns, and tempo)

2. A solo piece of your choice (at least 3 minutes long). Please choose repertoire that represents your playing best

3. Excerpts ​posted below 

4. Sight reading







For Diamond Symphony 

Strings 

All instruments must perform, in this order:

1. 1 major AND 1 minor scale (3 octaves) of your choice (your choice of bowing, rhythmic patterns, and tempo)

2. A solo piece of your choice (at least 3 minutes long). Please choose repertoire that represents your playing best

3. Excerpts posted below

4. Sight-reading  






Winds and Brass 

All instruments must perform, in this order:

1. 1 major AND 1 minor scale (2-3 octaves, depending on the scale) of your choice (your choice of tonguing/rhythmic pattern and tempo)

2. A solo piece of your choice (at least 3 minutes long)​. Please choose repertoire that represents your playing best   

3. Excerpts posted below*

4. Sight-reading




*As stated in the excerpts for flute and piccolo, anyone who chooses to opt out of playing the excerpts will be accepted into the Diamond Flute Choir if accepted*