HYO String Seating Audition Instructions 

Harford Youth Orchestra String Seating/ Audition Instructions:

Please download the appropriate excerpts be sure to follow temp markings.

You must play all excerpts for your instrument. The tempo is marked on each excerpt.

Wind and Percussion players audition for HYO should prepare a solo and scales up to 4 flats and 4 sharps. Sight reading will be a part of the audition.

Email Ms.Pape  to setup your audition 

Violin Excerpt 1

Violin Excerpt 2

Violin Excerpt 3

Viola Excerpt 1

Viola Excerpt 2

Viola Excerpt 3

Cello Excerpt 1

Cello Excerpt 2

Cello Excerpt 3 ( This is in TENOR CLEF- this is an optional excerpt , if you wished to be considered for 1st chair you must play this excerpt-) 

All Three Cello Excerpts with fingerings , provided by Mrs. Laura Ruth Donall ( Thank you Miss Ruth:) )

Bass Excerpt 1

Bass Excerpt 2

Bass Excerpt 3

** Students who have not yet been accepted into HYO may be asked to play scales including D, G, C, A, F, Bb, and Eb  major in addition to their prepared excerpts.  If you would like to bring a separate piece to play to showcase your skills, you may do that in addition to the excerpts and scales.  

© Brian Folus2 2015