MYPO
Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

Auditions

Auditions are required for membership in the Philharmonic Orchestra. Only the following instruments will be accepted in the Philharmonic: flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, horn, trumpet/cornet, trombone, tuba, violin, viola, cello, string bass, timpani, snare drum, bass drum, various cymbals, various mallet instruments, drum set, and other miscellaneous percussion instruments.

Auditions will be used to determine the level of musicianship of each student and the student's placement in the Philharmonic Orchestra. It will also determine the seating assignment in each section including concertmaster and the section leaders.

Audition music is listed below by instrument. Additional audition requirements, such as scales are also described below.

In addition to the auditions, students must meet the membership requirements for the Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Woodwinds, Brass

 Auditions for the Philharmonic Orchestra will be held at Baldwin High School music room M-1, 1650 Ka'ahumanu Avenue in Wailuku.

Date:  Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 9:00am

Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone,Tuba
Individual
times TBA
Strings

Auditions for the Philharmonic Orchestra will be held at Baldwin High School band room, 1650 Ka'ahumanu Avenue in Wailuku.

Date:  Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 9:00am

Violin
Viola
Cello
String Bass
9:00 am
10:15 am
11:00 am
11:45 am
Percussion

Auditions for the Philharmonic Orchestra will be held at the Baldwin High School band room, 1650 Ka'ahumanu Avenue in Wailuku.

Date:  Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 9:00am

Following Woodwinds, Brass
Timpani, snare drum, drum set, mallet instruments, bass drum
Audition music

Musical selections required for audition are listed below by instrument. Click title to download sheet music.

Flute

Audition Music

Brandenburg: pick up to m1 - m30, m37- m51, (1st Flute) m57- m66, m75 - end
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Oboe

Audition Music

Brandenburg: pick up to m1 - m30, pick up to m43 - m66, m75 - end
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Clarinet

Audition Music

Brandenburg: pick up to m1 - m20, pick up to m48 - m50, m57 - m92, m99 - m114
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Bassoon

Audition Music

Brandenburg: pick up to m1 - m46, m57 - end
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

French Horn

Audition Music

Brandenburg: pick up to m1 - m39
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Trumpet

Audition Music

Brandenburg: pick up to m1 - m16, pick up to m37 - m40, m54 - m62
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Trombone

Audition Music

There's Christmas in the Air
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Tuba

Audition Music

There's Christmas in the Air
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Percussion/Timpani/Tambourine

Audition Music

Brandenburg and There's Christmas in the Air
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Violin

Violin 1
Audition Music

Brandenburg
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Violin 2
Audition Music

Brandenburg
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked0
Note: for audition, A Christmas Festival violin 1 part is used

Viola

Audition Music

Brandenburg
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

Cello

Audition Music

Brandenburg
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked

String Bass

Audition Music

Brandenburg
A Christmas Festival: Tempo and measures as marked
Additional audition requirements

Scales and techniques required for audition are listed below. Additional music excerpts, etudes and/or technical studies will be required for all instruments.

Concertmaster and Section Leader

CONCERTMASTER

Philharmonic Orchestra
All material listed for Violin I
Music TBA

Timpani and Percussion

Timpani                     

Tune timpani: Bb, Eb, F.  Change to D, G, A.
Long roll, crescendo-diminuendo, piano-forte-piano
 
Snare drum 

Long roll, crescendo-diminuendo, piano-forte-piano
Various rhythm patterns in eighth and sixteen notes
 
Mallets, xylophone    

Scales in two octaves, up/down, in these keys: A, E, Db.

Woodwind and Brass Scales

All major scales are to be played in two or three octaves as possible on your instrument. All scales are to be played ascending and descending, tongued or slurred as required by adjudicator.
 
Chromatic scales are to be played slurred ascending and descending, two octaves or as possible on your instrument.
 
All scales should be played at a moderate tempo.
 
Major Scales 
                                                             
Flute              Eb, Db, C, G, A                    
Oboe               Eb, Db, C, G, A                    
Clarinet           Eb, Ab, A, E, B                                 
Bassoon          Eb, Db, C, G, A                    
Horn               Bb, Ab, D, A, E                     
Trumpet          Eb, D, A, E, B                       
Trombone       Eb, Db, C, G, A                    
Tuba               Eb, Db, C, G, A                    
 
Chromatic

Flute              Low C to C above staff
Oboe             Low Bb to D above staff
Clarinet          Low E to E above staff
Bassoon        Low F to F above staff
Horn              Low C to G above staff
Trumpet        Low F# to C above staff
Trombone     Low F to F above staff
Tuba             Low Bb to 4th line F
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