Audition for the 2017-2018 School Year for NEW students will be held Sunday, September 24th AND October 1st at MassBay Community College in Framingham.

NEW students: 11:00 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 

Click here for Audition eligibility and requirements:

Click the appropriate link below to schedule your audition.

NEW STUDENTS: A $25 registration fee must be paid in order to schedule your appointment.

RETURNING STUDENTS: 
Violin ~ Viola, Cello, Bass ~ Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion

 Download a flyer here. Questions? Please email Paul Surapine - psurapine@claflinhill.org or call 508.478.5924. 


Audition music for NEW and RETURNING candidates

RETURNING: Please prepare the marked excerpts.
If you are auditioning for a concertmaster be ready to play the SOLO excerpts as well.

NEW CANDIDATES: In addition to the excerpts please prepare two scales of your choice and two solo pieces fast and slow representing your current level of achievements.

Violin I
Rossini: Barber of Seville ~ Wagner: Tristan
Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 ~ Bizet: Carmen Suite #2

   Violin II
Rossini: Barber of Seville ~ Wagner: Tristan
Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 ~ Bizet: Carmen Suite #2

   Viola
Rossini: Barber of Seville ~ Wagner: Tristan
Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 ~ Bizet: Carmen Suite #2

   Cello
Rossini: Barber of Seville ~ Wagner: Tristan
Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 ~ Bizet: Carmen Suite #2

  Bass
Rossini: Barber of Seville ~ Wagner: Tristan
Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 ~ Bizet: Carmen Suite #2

Woodwinds, brass, and percussion: Please prepare all excerpts as marked with brackets.

Clarinet
  Flute
 French horn
  Bassoon
  Oboe
  Trumpet
  Trombone
  Tuba


Seating audition music for REPERTORY students
Violin 1
Slavonic Dance ~ Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Violin 2
Slavonic Dance ~ Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Viola
Slavonic Dance ~ Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Cello
Slavonic Dance ~ Mozart: Symphony No. 1

 Recommended studies for the Summer (for the Repertory Ensemble only):

Please click the links below to purchase the books if you do not own them. Please review:

Fingerboard Geography by Barbara Barber (for orchestra or particular your instrument)

Orchestral Bowings (Workbook) by James Kielland.  


We look forward to seeing you, Paul Surapine and Dimitar Petkov