Symphony Orchestra Audition Requirements
- Required music: Music for all instruments is provided. Learn all music in its entirety (click links below for music)
- Scales: Students should be prepared to play the following scales on their instrument. Scales should be played at a tempo that allows you to play in tune. Speed is not a factor.
- Violin – D major, 2 octaves; C major, 2 octaves
- Viola – G Major, 2 octaves; F major, 2 octaves
- Cello – C Major, 2 octaves; F Major, 2 octaves
- Bass – G major, 1 octave; F Major, 1 octave
- Sight reading: A brief sight reading excerpt will be provided.
Students must sign up for an audition day and time to audition at DHS.
Auditions will take place during lunch and after school between June 3 and June 12.
Good luck! If you have any questions, contact Mr. Doherty via phone at (240) 207-2353 or e-mail at Charles_Doherty@mcpsmd.org.