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High Plains Sinfonia|UW String Project

THE HIGH PLAINS SINFONIA

An orchestra for string players in 6th through 9th grade

AUDITIONS:

FALL: Monday, September 9 and Monday, September 16
SPRING: Monday, January 27
Schedule and audition at UW String Project registration, or phone 766-3335 or email przygocki@uwyo.edu to schedule an audition time.

AUDITION LOCATION:

Laramie Junior High School Orchestra Room

WHO CAN AUDITION?

String players in 6th - 9th grades

REHEARSALS:

Mondays from 7:00-8:15 p.m., beginning on September 16

REHEARSAL LOCATION:

Laramie Junior High School Orchestra Room

REGISTRATION and TUITION FEE:

$35 tuition plus a $5 registration and a $5 material fee ($45 total, cash or checks payable to UW)
String Project Students: Regular UW String Project Tuition, with no additional fees

DIRECTOR:

Jim Przygocki

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Scales Violins: G major, two octaves; B-flat major, one octave
  • Scales Violas: C major, two octaves; B-flat major, one octave
  • Scales Cellos: C major, two octaves; B-flat major, one octave
  • Scales Basses: G major, one octave; B-flat major, one octave
  • Sight reading - a short excerpt will be provided at the audition
  • A solo for your instrument - FIRST VIOLINISTS MUST DEMONSTRATE AN ABILITY TO PLAY IN THIRD POSITION OR HIGHER

A solo is a piece of music for your instrument alone or with piano accompaniment.  You won't need to play with piano for your audition.  Orchestra and ensemble music with multiple parts are not considered solos.  Consult with your teacher if you are unsure what to play.

Suggested solos:

VIOLIN AND VIOLA: Suzuki Book 2-level or higher
CELLO: Suzuki Book 1, Minuet #2-level or higher
BASS: Solo of your choice

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
JIM PRZYGOCKI AT przygcki@uwyo.edu OR 766-3335
UW String Project website

PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOL STRING PROGRAM IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SINFONIA MEMBERS WHO ATTEND SCHOOLS WITH STRING PROGRAMS

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