We are accepting audition videos for
MozArt String Orchestra
Spring 2023!

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For further information, please feel free to contact us at tarina@mozartmusicacademy.com or call us at 818-960-3396! 

Auditions are accepted for all string instruments: 

Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass

Audition Prerequisites: 

  • Anyone who has been taking 1 to 1.5 years of private lessons in their choice of instrument. 

  • Currently at a level equivalent to Suzuki Book 2 and up, or Essential Elements Book 2 and up.

  • Must be currently taking private lessons either at MozArt Music Academy or with another teacher

Audition Requirements: 

We are currently holding our auditions by accepting audition videos that are uploaded on YouTube. Please upload your video as “unlisted” for privacy purposes and include the link in your registration form. 

 

  • Introduction: Students should state their name, age, and how many years they’ve been playing their instrument. 2 minute max. 

 

  • Scales: Prepare all the scales listed below for your instrument of choice: VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO, and DOUBLE BASS. For the recorded audition, the student must announce the scale before they play it.

VIOLIN (approx. speed BPM=70-80)
-G maj scale/arpeggio 2 oct 
-C maj scale/arpeggio 2 oct
-F maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-Bb maj scale/arpeggio 2 oct
 
VIOLA (approx. speed BPM=70-80)
-C maj scale/arpeggio 2 oct
-G maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-F maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-Bb maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
 
CELLO (approx. speed BPM=70-80)
--C maj scale/arpeggio 2 oct
G maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-F maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-Bb maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
 
DOUBLE BASS (approx. speed BPM=70-80)
-C maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-G maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-F major scale/arpeggio 1 oct
-Bb maj scale/arpeggio 1 oct

  • Solo Repertoire: A prepared, solo piece of any style that showcases their current level of playing, bow control/tone production, vibrato, and possible shifting of positions. For the recorded audition, the student must announce the title and composer of the solo piece they are playing. 2 minutes max. Technicality and musicality will be considered including rhythm, intonation, articulation, dynamic, etc.    

 

 

Deadline to submit audition video is Sunday, December 4, 2022.