Elemental Strings 2018 Spring Auditions

Placement auditions to determine ensemble assignments will take place on Saturday, May 5 at Santa Monica College, Madison Campus (located behind the Broad Stage). Audition results will emailed on Monday, May 7.

Sinfonia is our introductory ensemble for students in grades 3, 4, and 5 who have played for about one year. All students should have an elementary understanding of notereading, basic rhythms, and tone production. Private lessons are not required, but strongly recommended.

Chamber Orchestra is our more advanced ensemble for students in grades 3, 4, and 5. Students are expected to know at least 1 2-octave scale, and have good notereading, understanding of rhythms, and a basic understanding of shifting. No previous orchestral experience is necessary, however, private lessons are strongly recommended.

Auditions will consist of

2 scales (1- or 2-octave scales)

A solo piece of your choice

Sightreading

* required
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