Oboe


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RYO Audition Requirements for Oboe

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.

Oboe: Major Scales on G, D, and Ab, (one octave) C (two octaves), all with arpeggios; Chromatic Scale Two octaves on C.

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Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Students should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

Please prepare the required RYO Excerpts: RYO Oboe 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 Oboe

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).

Oboe: Major Scales on G, D, A, all with arpeggios; Chromatic Scale Two octaves on Eb.

Download AYO Oboe Scales

Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

Please prepare the required AYO Excerpts: AYO Oboe Fall 2019

Sight Reading

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

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