Scales: Students are to prepare up to 3 flats and 3 sharps (major & minor) in 3 octaves for strings, and 2 octaves for winds. Scales must be memorized.
Prepared Solo Pieces: Students should prepare one 2-3 minute excerpt of their choice showing technical and musical abilities. The excerpts may include pieces from a standard concerto, sonata, etude, or other technical works. Memorization is not required.
No sightreading .