View trombone audition requirements for the following ensembles:
RYO Audition Requirements for Trombone
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 Trombone
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.
Trombone: Major Scales on A, E (2 octaves), B harmonic minor, all with arpeggios. Chromatic Scale 2 octaves on Ab.
Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)
Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.
AYO Trombone Excerpts – Fall 2022
Students will be asked to sight-read one or two examples at the AYO level.