Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra

Preparatory Division Auditions

Preparatory Division Requirements

  1. Solo work of your choice.
  2. Scales, including arpeggios.
    1. Strings
      • Violin: G Major and A Major in 2 octaves or 3 if possible; C Major in 2 octaves; F major arpeggio 2 octaves
      • Viola: C Major 2 octaves or 3 octaves if possible, D Major 2 octaves or 3 if possible, A major arpeggio
      • Cello: Same as viola
      • Bass: E Major scale 1 octave or 2 if possible, F Major 1 octave or 2 if possible, Bb major arpeggio 1 octave or 2 if possible
    2. Winds
      1. Scales: Bb major scale 1 octave or 2 if possible, F Major scale 1 octave or 2 if possible