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RYO Audition Requirements for Clarinet

RYO will be “strings only” for Fall 2022. We hope to add woodwind and brass students to RYO for the winter Semester. Please check back in November for RYO woodwind and brass audition information.

AYO Audition Requirements for Clarinet

Scales and arpeggios

All scales and arpeggios are to be MEMORIZED. Scales listed are your starting note. Do not transpose to concert pitch. The GMEA pattern is acceptable, two octaves is preferred except where noted differently (flutes 3 octaves).

Clarinet (your starting note): Major Scales on A, B (2 octaves), F major, and E harmonic, minor (three octaves); all with arpeggios; Chromatic Scale Three octaves on G.

Download AYO Clarinet Scales

Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

AYO Clarinet Excerpts – Fall 2022

Sight Reading

Students will be asked to sight-read one or two examples at the AYO level.

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