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RYO Audition Requirements for Clarinet

RYO will be a strings ensemble for Fall 2021

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

Download AYO Excerpts for Clarinet for Fall 2021

Sight Reading

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

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