ILMEA

2016 ILMEA District 7 Orchestra Audition Information


  • Audition Date

    • October 4, 2016


  • Audition Location

    • Wheeling High School (900 S. Elmhurst Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090)


  • Required Audition Materials


  • Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass


  • Supplemental Excerpts from Scheherazade, IV. Festival at Baghdad

    • Posted at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B5Nv1Vb7zgDZQ2ZYU2dHc0ZNQlU&usp=sharing

    • Notes on the Supplemental Excerpts:

      • There are 7 excerpts for violin, and only 6 excerpts for viola, cello, double bass.

      • Students should make sure to read and follow all notes listed on each page.

      • Please keep in mind that the bowings in these packets are not the official (guest conductor-approved) bowings we will be using at the November District festival.  A set of festival parts will be provided for you on the night of auditions.



  • ILMEA Scales (three octaves, two for bass, detache, qtr=120)

    • C,G,D,A,E,F,Bb Major

    • C, G Melodic Minor


    Download scales for ILMEA strings here

  • Sight-Reading



HARP AUDITION MATERIALS LISTED ON NEXT PAGE

  • Required Audition Materials, continued


  • Harp


  • Required Excerpts

    • Nutcracker Suite No. 1 (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)

      • Excerpt (ALL MEASURES LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED FOR AUDITION):

        • Waltz of the Flowers – Cadenza

          • Measures 1-32


  • Required Etude

    • Universal Method for the Harp (published by Carl Fischer)

      • #40 Moderato (ENTIRE ETUDE IS REQUIRED FOR AUDITION)

        • Required Tempo: Qtr Note = 80


  • Sight-Reading