Rehearsals: Fridays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Christopher Memoli, conductor
This is the only full orchestra for both string and wind players. RYS provides orchestral training for advanced student musicians. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to rehearse and perform advanced orchestral repertoire and excellent sight-reading skills.
Strings: 2 contrasting selections; all 3 octave major scales through; sight-reading
Winds and Brass: 2 contrasting selections; full range chromatic scale and all major scales; sight-reading
Percussion: students must audition in at least two of the following areas:
Mallets – 12 major scales in 2 octaves, solo that demonstrates ability, sight-reading
Timpani- tuning to given pitches, solo that demonstrates ability, sight-reading
Snare – long Roll (open-closed-open), single stroke roll, solo that demonstrates ability, sight-reading.