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Sinfonietta Strings Audition Requirements

NOYO accepts Sinfonietta Strings auditions on the following instruments:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass
  • Harp


Be prepared to play the following scales (2-3 octaves, player’s choice):

  • C Major
  • G Major
  • D Major
  • A Major
  • F Major
  • B-flat Major


Select and prepare a solo or etude of your choice. The music you pick should demonstrates your playing ability: for example, if you are shifting or using advancing bow styles, choose a solo that permits you to use these skills. If you are using vibrato, use it in your solo. The level of difficulty should be comparable to Suzuki Books 3 and above or publisher grade levels of 2.5 and above. Solos should be no more than three minutes in length.


Please prepare both of the excerpts at the link below for your instrument.

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