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Auditions are held at my
home in Troy. They can be scheduled by appointment for a 30 minute time period
almost any day in May through July. August auditions are on a space
available basis only. There is a link to a map at the bottom of the page.
The purpose of the audition is to give us a
chance to get to know each other. The audition music will show you music
that is typical of what we play and will let me determine where you might fit into our
organization. You certainly may also play a prepared solo if you want, but it
is not required. There is a grand piano available if you want to have an
accompanist with you. If you want a parent or friend to come with you,
that is fine. If there are other students auditioning about the same time,
you will not be playing in front of them.
The audition music was selected to demonstrate tone
quality and your overall ability. Many of the exercises are lyrical
and some are moderately technical. We want to have the best possible players, but we
also want to help less experienced players to grow and learn. The
audition is informal and each section (between double bars) is
For percussionists: My marimba, snare
drum, triangle, tambourine and woodblock are available for the audition. I
do not have timpani for the audition at my home, but do have a set of
large roto-toms: 12,14,16,18 with timpani type heads. Please bring your
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