2022 Strings AUDITION

For the audition process to be fair and equitable, everyone must understand the audition requirements and procedures. If you are new to the process, please take time to review ALL of the audition requirements, procedures, and current revisions.


General Information:

  • Students may use their own copy of the audition materials, or copies provided by their teacher.
  • Scoring is based on accuracy of pitch, rhythm, tone quality, articulation, and musicality (see scoring rubric in right side grey navigation boxes).
  • Student use of metronomes is not permitted.


Order of audition:

  1. First Scale
  2. Second Scale
  3. First Excerpt
  4. Second Excerpt
  5. Sight Reading


Contact information:

  • Audrey Ortberg – WMEA Orchestra Vice President
  • CY Middle School 
  • 2900 Cyclone Dr, Casper, WY 82604
  • orchestra.vp@wyomea.org
  • 307-253-2700


All-State Orchestra 2022 Repertoire:

  • Spring Festival Overture by Li Huanzhi
  • Open the Door by Gwyneth Walker
  • Nimrod from Enigma Variations by Sir Edward Elgar
  • Russlan and Ludmilla by Reinhold Gliere


The Guest Conductor for the 2022 All-State Orchestra:

Dr. Michael Griffith, University of Wyoming



Audition Materials: 

Click on Instrument name for scales and excerpts:

Violin Viola Cello Bass  








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