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2022 SRO & SDO AUDITION INFO

2022 SRO AUDITION INFO/EXCERPTS

  • 2022 Senior Regional Orchestra Audition: this is for advanced 9-12th grade students. Must be enrolled in School Orchestra Program. Click the title link for the materials. Auditions are held in September. Interested students should be serious about commitment and preparation since all excerpts/music are pre-college/college level. If you aren't sure whether you are ready to try out or not - please email/check in with Mrs. Collins.

        • Auditions will be on Monday, October 3rd, 2022 at Justice High School.

        • There might be a need for Harp/Piano. Stay tuned!

        • If you are selected for SRO, you will be eligible to audition for All-VA State Orchestra in February.


2022 SDO AUDITION INFO/EXCERPTS - AVAILABLE AS OF JULY 1, 2022

  • 2022 Senior District Orchestra Audition: SDO is for 9-12th grade students. Must be enrolled in School Orchestra Program. Click the title link for the materials. Auditions are held in November every year and the selection is highly competitive. I want you to have a positive experience on preparing these scales/excerpts, not a frustrating one. It is recommended that you are already familiar with sharps/flats and are comfortable of playing scales comfortably. If you aren't sure whether you are ready to try out or not - please email/check in with Mrs. Collins.

        • Auditions will be on Monday, October 31st, 2022 at Robinson Secondary.

        • If you are selected for SDO, you will participate in the SDO event in January 2023.

2022 Summer opportunities

Institute for the Arts (“IFTA”) is a 4-week program at Fairfax High School open to rising 7th-12th graders. Information can be found at https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-institute-arts-ifta

The Levine School of Music holds several summer programs of varying length. Information can be found at https://www.levinemusic.org/camp-levine/

New England Music Camp, held north of Portland, Maine. NEMC was one of the few camps able to successfully hold summer sessions in 2020 with strict health protocols in place. More details can be found at https://snowpond.org/nemc/

Brevard Music Institute offers two and four week sessions in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Information can be found at https://www.brevardmusic.org/institute/highschool/

Interlochen Arts Camp offers multi-week and one-week intensive programs in many areas in northwest Michigan. Information can be found at https://camp.interlochen.org/high-school-music-summer-programs

Greater Suzuki Washington Institute's information can be found at https://gwsuzukiinstitute.org/

Mason Community Arts Academy is holding various workshops, camps, and intensive boot camps this year. Information can be found at https://masonacademy.gmu.edu/summer/music-camps/

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