2019-2020 High School Audition Music
(Second Semester Ensemble Audition) 

AUDITION INFORMATION

  • Please prepare all of the music attached to this document.
  • Auditions include 3 parts: scales, excerpt, and sight reading.
  • Prepare all 5 scales. Scales do NOT need to be memorized.
  • Practice with a metronome and a tuner.
  • Look up words you don’t know.
  • Do not take repeats; take all 2nd endings when applicable.
  • Ask for help (private instructors, older students, etc).
  • Don’t let the music freak you out. Play whatever you can.  Something is better than nothing at all.
  • We know that you get nervous.  It’s natural.
  • You need to prepare all 5 scales. 
  • Sight Reading will also be required.
  • Each current OPHS student will have 7 minutes to complete their auditions (more time for percussionists), percussionists do not need to prepare timpani excerpt.
  • Auditions will take place during class for current OPHS students beginning Monday, May 6th (some may require after school auditions)
  • Current MCMS band students should contact Mrs. Roesner regarding auditions
  • Any new out of district students need to email Mr. Borquez to schedule an audition.
  • Email Mr. Borquez ([email protected]) with questions.

Above all, relax and do your best!
 

Links to Sheet Music

Bass Clarinet​​
Bassoon ​​
Clarinet​​
Euphonium
Flute
French Horn
Oboe
Percussion
Saxophone
Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba