Audition Material for Chamber Music Summer Enrichment Program

Have FUN in a Chamber Music Summer Enrichment Program!

String players ages 8 to 18 who are playing music equal to, or more advanced than Suzuki Volume III are invited to audition.

Auditions will include:

  • A composition of the student’s choice that best reason represents their ability
  • Two-octave major and melodic minor scales, up to three sharps and flats
  • sight-reading with key signatures up to three sharps and flats

You may view and print audition material by clicking below.

Violin

  • Two octave scales – C major, Eb major, D melodic minor
  • Excerpt from Crown Imperial March [link to violin excerpt]
  • A selection of the student’s choice that best represents their ability (less than 5 minutes)

Viola

  • Two octave scales – F major, A major, G melodic minor
  • Excerpt from Crown Imperial March [link to viola excerpt]
  • A selection of the student’s choice that best represents their ability (less than 5 minutes)

Cello

  • Two octave scales – F major, A major, G melodic minor
  • Excerpt from Crown Imperial March [link to cello excerpt]
  • A selection of the student’s choice that best represents their ability (less than 5 minutes)

Bass

  • Two octave scales – F major, G major, E melodic minor
  • Excerpt from Crown Imperial March [link to bass excerpt]
  • A selection of the student’s choice that best represents their ability (less than 5 minutes)

All audition recordings are to be audio only, in wav or MP3 format. No video recordings please.
Audition deadline June 1.

You may upload your audition recordings by below. Please use the following naming conventions ‘chamber-audition-firstname-lastname.mp3’ (or .wav)

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If your system will not allow you to upload, you may send your recordings as an email attachment to:
office@marylandmusic.com
IMPORTANT: You must include contact information – email address & phone – with your recording, so we can respond!

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