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AUDITION RESources
Please present the scales in accordance with how you practice scales with your private teacher (i.e. repeating the top note or not, tempo, dynamics, etc.) Judges will be listening for rhythmic steadiness, intonation, and sound.

The following scale sheets are provided as a resource in preparing for your audition. If your teacher uses other scale sheets or exercises, please use those. These are just here as examples to use if you do not have any other resources.

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA STRING SCALE EXAMPLES
CONCERT ORCHESTRA STRING SCALE EXAMPLES
REPERTORY ORCHESTRA STRING SCALE EXAMPLES
PREPARATORY STRING ORCHESTRA SCALE EXAMPLES

FLUTE SCALE EXAMPLES
OBOE SCALE EXAMPLES
CLARINET SCALE EXAMPLES
BASSOON SCALE EXAMPLES
FRENCH HORN SCALE EXAMPLES
TRUMPET SCALE EXAMPLES
TROMBONE SCALE EXAMPLES
TUBA SCALE EXAMPLES


Some articles to help you to prepare for a great orchestral audition:
https://orchestraexcerpts.com/preparing-for-auditions-how-to-practice/


https://www.connollymusic.com/stringovation/5-tips-for-students-before-their-orchestral-audition

https://discoverdoublebass.com/interview/5-top-tips-for-audition-preparation


Sight Reading Practice:
https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/practice/sr/instrument-family

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CKYO Mock Auditons
Wondering what A LIVE CKYO audition MIGHT will be like?
Watch these mock auditions to know what to expect. Excerpts, scales, and requirements used in these auditions are not current for this season's auditions. These videos serve as a resource for students to get an idea of what to expect in the audition room when we hold live auditions.

Preparatory String Orchestra

Preparatory String Orchestra

CONCERT ORCHESTRA

REPERTORY Orchestra

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA