2023 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
  • 307-258-0130


All-State Orchestra 2023 Repertoire:

  • Rainbow Body by Christopher Theofanidis
  • Academic Festival Overture by Brahms
  • Flight to Neverland from Hook by John Williams


The Guest Conductor for the 2023 All-State Orchestra:

Dr. Mark A. Laycock, Wichita State University



Audition Materials:

Click on Instrument name for scales and excerpts:

Violin Viola Cello Bass Harp








Related Documents