Next Auditions: Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Next Auditions: Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Audition for the 2017-2018 School Year for NEW students will be held Sunday, June 4th from 11:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Click here for Audition eligibility and requirements:

Ready to schedule an audition?

See below for all NEW student registrations--

NEW string students, please click here.

NEW woodwind, brass & percussion student, click here.

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

All RETURNING CHYS students, please use the links below to register for a seating audition. (There is no fee for returning students.)

Click here for RETURNING string students.

Click here for RETURNING brass, woodwind and percussion students.

Mock Auditions for Senior Districts: Sunday, Feb. 15th

Mock auditions are an excellent way to prepare for your Junior District and All State auditions. Each audition will be 15 minutes in order to provide constructive feedback.  

There is no extra charge for these auditions. 

Auditions will run concurrently with our regularly scheduled Sunday afternoon rehearsals.

If you're interested in our Mock Auditions, please sign up using the links below. 

Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion or  Strings

Questions? Please email Paul Surapine - psurapine@claflinhill.org or call 508.478.5924.


 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


Audition music for NEW candidates

Strings
Please prepare two scales and two contrasting pieces of your choice representing your current level of achievements.

If you are auditioning for Youth Orchestra, please prepare two excerpts from the pieces listed in returning student below

Woodwinds

Clarinet
  Flute
 French horn
  Bassoon
  Oboe
  Trumpet
  Trombone
  Tuba


Seating audition music for RETURNING student

Strings

Please print and study the entire parts for your instrument. We will expect to hear only the marked excerpts at the seating audition.Violins - If you played second violin last year and you want to move to first violin section, please prepare Violin 1 parts.

 Violin I  
Swan Lake

   Violin II
Swan Lake

   Viola
Swan Lake

   Cello
Swan Lake

  Bass
Swan Lake


Woodwinds/ percussion

  Flute  
 Clarinet
Oboe
  French horn 
Trumpet  
Trombone  
Tuba


Seating audition music for REPERTORY students

      Please prepare two scales and two contrasting pieces of your choice representing your current level of achievements.     

 

We look forward to seeing you,

Paul Surapine and Dimitar Petkov