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2019-2020 Auditions AYO Academy
 
Prelude Auditions Are Now Open
Dana Wygmans, Director 
December 16th, 2019
6:00 PM

Austin High School
Main Building East Side Entrance
1715 Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78703


Membership Requirements

The Austin Youth Orchestra Academy Prelude Orchestra is limited to sixth and seventh grade students with one semester of orchestra class who are interested in supplemental training. The Orchestra will follow an advanced curriculum for rapid advancement, and will meet on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the spring semester of this school year at Austin High School.

Membership in the Austin Youth Prelude Orchestra is open to students who qualify through the audition process. Students from schools with orchestra programs must be a member in good standing in their school orchestra. 

Membership in the AYO Academy program is contingent upon return of the membership acceptance form with the school orchestra director's signature verifying that the student is a member in good standing in the school orchestra program and payment of the tuition fee.


Audition Requirements
 
Violin:  a two octave G Major scale, up and down, do not repeat the top note at a speed of quarter note = 90, plus Suzuki Allegro.

Viola:  a two octave C Major scale, up and down, do not repeat the top note at a speed of quarter note = 90, plus Suzuki Allegro.

Cello:  a two octave C Major scale, up and down, do not repeat the top note at a speed of quarter note = 90, plus Suzuki Allegro.

Bass:one octave C Major Scale, up and down, do not repeat the top note at a speed of quarter note = 90, plus French Folk Song in D Major.




Concertante, Intermezzo and Camerata Orchestras 


Spring auditions will be held for the 2020-2021 season in May, 2020.
Watch for audition sign up on this page in April!

Austin High School
Main Building East Side Entrance
1715 Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78703


Audition Requirements

Camerata: A piece of the student's choice Suzuki Book 3 or similar level; one two octave scale of student choice that demonstrates shifting; and sight reading. Student should be 4th grade and above.

Intermezzo: A piece of the student's choice Suzuki level Book 2 or similar level; two octave scale of student choice; and sight reading. Student should be 3rd grade and above.

Concertante: Etude from Suzuki Book 1 or piece of similar level or above; One octave D major scale; Student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the letter names to the fingers on the A and D String; and students should have basic knowledge of note reading. This orchestra is an elementary level ensemble (1st to 5th grade only).



     

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