Horn


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RYO Audition Requirements for Horn

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.

Horn: Major Scales on F and G (two octaves), D (one octave), all with arpeggios. Chromatic Scale 2 octaves on F.

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Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

Please prepare the required RYO Excerpt: RYO Horn Fall 2019

Sight Reading

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

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AYO Audition Requirements for Horn

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.

Horn (your starting note): Major Scales on Ab, A (2 octaves) with arpeggios. Chromatic Scale 2 octaves on G.

Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

Please prepare the required AYO Excerpt: AYO Horn Fall 2019

Sight Reading

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

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