• The next Senior Eastern Regional Orchestra auditions will be in January 2018, specific date and location TBA. You will be required to play scales, sightreading, and an excerpt from your instrument's required piece. Your teacher can help you get the music. See www.ncorchestra.org for more details. 
     
    2017-2018 High School SERO auditions requirements:
     
    Violin:
    Scales: C, G, D, A, B-flat major 3 octaves, F major 2 octaves, any melodic minor, 3 octaves. Slur scales 4 notes to a bow and arpeggios 3 notes to a bow. 
    Piece: Concerto No. 23 in G Major, 1st movement, solo entrance to 1st tutti by Viotti
     
    Viola:
    Scales: C, G, D, F major 3 octaves, A, B-flat major 2 octaves, any melodic minor 3 octaves. Slur scales 4 notes to a bow and arpeggios 3 notes to a bow.  
    Piece: Viola Concerto, 1st and 2nd movements, by Telemann (the edition used must include the treble clef orchestral tutti passage at the end of the 2nd movement).
     
    Cello:
    Scales: C, G, D, F major 3 octaves, A, B-flat major 2 octaves, any melodic minor 3 octaves. Slur scales 4 notes per bow and arpeggios 3 notes per bow.  
    Piece: Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1, Courante, by J.S. Bach
     
    Bass:
    Scales: C, D, B-flat major 1 octave, F, G, A major 2 octaves, any melodic minor 2 octaves. Slur scales 2 notes per bow and arpeggios separate bows. 
    Piece: Etude No. 17, from 30 Etudes for the String Bass Player, by Simandl