SUMMER MUSIC INFO & CHALLENGE

 


CLICK HERE For a copy of the Summer Letter, Class Roster & Music 
(This has the links to all of the audio files and a digital copy of the sheet music)



All students challenge with their current level music

(ex. Orch 2 plays Orch 2 summer excerpt to tryout for an Orch 3 spot)

The summer packet of music will be our initial playing test for all students in the second week of school.  

Submit a video in the event that if a student withdraws over the summer in the next higher orchestra for your instrument and you would like to compete for this opening (only a few students could move up).


June - July:


  • Practice all of your summer excerpts, starting at slow tempos and working your way to the metronome tempo listed.
  • Practice the listed scales at quarter note = 60.
  • If you are a current LVA student and didn't get at least 13/20 points on memory in your May jury, then finish memorizing.


On July 22nd - check here for the Scales and Excerpts for those who wish to challenge. Follow the instructions at the bottom by July 28th.

 

Orchestra 1 Scale & Excerpts:

Violin:

 

Viola:

 

Cello:

 

Bass:

 

 

Orchestra 2 Scale & Excerpts:

Violin:

 

Viola:  

 

Cello:  

 

Bass:

 

Orchestra 3 Scale & Excerpts:

Violin: 

 

Viola:

 

Cello:

 

Bass:

 

By the end of day, July 28th:


  • Video the scale and excerpts above for your currently assigned orchestra level. Use 1 track - like it is a playing test at school. Make sure that your metronome is clearly audible.
  • Video your May Jury - away from any stand/music to show that it is memorized (this is only for those who didn't receive at least 12 memory points in May).
  • Upload to YouTube, Dropbox, Google Drive (or similar online storage).
     

Email the link of your video to Mr. McAllister at mcallen@nv.ccsd.net And Mrs. Springer at sprinlr@nv.ccsd.net by the end of the day on July 28th.

 

 

    Thank you,

Eric McAllister & Lindsey Springer

- Directors