WSCO/WSyO AUDITION INFORMATION

 

WSYO French Connection Audition Information (Seniors only):

  • Auditions will take place on Saturday, January 12th (our first rehearsal back) during the second half of WSYO rehearsal (4:00 - 5:15 pm).

  • Audition material will be all of the Masques et Bergamasques by Fauré.

    • A helpful hint, find the hard parts and practice those! These are what I will likely ask you to play. :-) 

  • You can sign up for an audition time HERE.

 

WSYO / Abridged Opera Collaboration:

  • The WSYO and Windsor Abridged Opera have joined forces to produce a young artists production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. As part of this collaboration, youth orchestra members will have the opportunity to play this opera alongside several WSO musicians.
  • The performance dates for Don Giovanni are May 22nd / 23rd with a rehearsal schedule to follow soon. 
  • WSYO will be able to take a maximum of the following spots:
    • 1 flute
    • 1 oboe
    • 1 bassoon
    • 1 french horn
    • 1 trumpet
    • 1 trombone (audition will be entire opera part as attached)
    • 5 violins
    • 2 violas
    • 1 cello
    • 1 bass
  • The Repertoire for the audition will the be the entire Overture from Don Giovanni (parts below).
  • Auditions will be held Saturday, February 9th, from 9:00 - 12:00 pm in the Joy Theatre. You may sign up for an audition HERE.

 

Flute Oboe Clarinet Bassoon
French Horn Trumpet Trombone Violins
Viola Cello/Bass    

 

Day of the Audition

  • Please arrive at the FRONT DOOR of the Capitol Theatre 

  • I recommend arriving 10 - 15 minutes before your audition to get warmed up 

  • Warm up space will be provided 

  • Auditions will be held in the Joy Theatre

  • Excerpts can be found below:

 

 

WScO AUDITION excerpts

 

Woodwinds

Flute

Flute Audition Sheet


Oboe

Oboe Audition Sheet
 

Clarinet

Clarinet Audition Sheet

 

Bassoon

Bassoon Audition Sheet

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Brass

French Horn


French Horn Audition Sheet

 

Trumpet

Trumpet Audition Sheet


Trombone

Trombone Audition Sheet

Tuba

Tuba Audition Sheet

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Percussion

Percussion/Timpani

Percussion Audition Sheet
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Strings

 Violin

Violin Audition Sheet
 

Viola

Viola Audition Sheet

 

Cello

Cello Audition Sheet
 


Bass

Bass Audition Sheet
 


Harp

Harp Audition Sheet