Auditions

Audition nominations may only be made by the school orchestra director. There are NO EXCEPTIONS to this rule.

Audition Dates

  • September 25, 26, and 27: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday

    • 4 PM-8 PM

Audition Location: Hammond High School, 8800 Guilford Rd., Columbia, MD 21046

Download the registration form, fill it out, and bring it to your audition.

Performance Requirements

1. Scales

  • Violin - Two octave G and D Major, One octave C Major.

  • Viola/Cello - Two octave C, D and G Major.

  • Bass - One octave G, C and D Major.

Scales must be performed in quarter notes at QUARTER NOTE = 96.

2. Prepared Piece: All instruments must play a solo piece which is demonstrative of their ability. Minimum level for consideration is the equivalent of a grade two piece from the end of Book I Suzuki.

3. Audition Excerpts (will be available on Tuesday, September 4)

4. Sight reading: Your child will be given music at the audition to perform without prior practice.