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RYO Audition Requirements for Sax

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. The GMEA pattern is acceptable.

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Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Students should choose a solo piece that demonstrates their best ability. Please discuss this with your band director or your private teacher. Your GMEA Lyrical and/or Technical etude from last year would be a good choice.

Required Excerpts

RYO Sax Excerpts – Fall 2023

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 Sax

There will be no sax auditions for AYO in Fall 2023.

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