2018-2019 High School Audition Music
(First Semester Chair auditions) 

AUDITION INFORMATION

  • Auditions include 3 parts: scales, excerpt, and sight reading.
  • Practice with a metronome and a tuner.
  • Look up words you don’t know.
  • Do not take repeats; take all 2nd endings when applicable.
  • Ask for help (private instructors, older students, etc).
  • Don’t let the music freak you out. Play whatever you can.  Something is better than nothing at all.
  • We know that you get nervous.  It’s natural.
  • You need to prepare all 5 scales.  Scales do NOT need to be memorized.
  • Sight Reading will also be required.
  • Each current OPHS student will have 7 minutes to complete their auditions (more time for percussionists)
  • For current OPHS students, auditions will take place during class beginning Thursday, May 3rd.
  • Auditions for current MCMS students will take place in your MCMS music class beginning Monday, May 7th.
  • Any new out of district students need to email Mr. Borquez to schedule an audition.
  • Email Mr. Borquez ([email protected]) with questions.
  • Above all, relax and do your best!!! 

Links to Sheet Music

Bass Clarinet​​
French Horn
Bassoon ​​
Clarinet​​
Euphonium
Flute
Oboe
Tuba
Percussion
Saxophone
Trombone
Trumpet