Placement auditions for CURRENT ISO MEMBERS for the 2019 – 2020 Morningside & Carnegie Hill season will take place on:

Saturday April 13th, 2019 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday April 14th, 2019 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Auditions will be held at the National Opera Center  (330 7th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001) and there will be a warm up room provided. 
Performances will be at Symphony Space, Long Island University, Brooklyn and Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Rehearsals will be from 4:30pm – 5:45pm (Morningside) & 4:30pm – 6:00pm (Carnegie Hill) – Location TBD
Matt Rotjan & Steve Rochen will continue as the conductors for the 2019 – 2020 season
Please fill out this FORM, including the $25 audition fee.

Audition Requirements

Morningside

Scale Requirements:

One (1) octave scales in:

  • Strings: C, G, D, and F Major (recommended) (violins – 2 octave G scale suggested)
  • Winds/Brass: at least 3 major keys
Sight-Reading
Audition Piece:

Students should prepare the full work Sibelius Finlandia (Arr. Meyer) [parts below] for the audition.

Finlandia – Flute

Finlandia – Oboe

Finlandia – Clarinet I

Finlandia – Clarinet II

Finlandia – Bass Clarinet

Finlandia – Bassoon

Finlandia – Alto Saxophone

Finlandia – Horn

Finlandia – Trumpet I

Finlandia – Trumpet II

Finlandia – Trombone

Finlandia – Tuba

Finlandia – Timpani

Finlandia – Percussion

Finlandia – Violin I

Finlandia – Violin II

Finlandia – Viola

Finlandia – Cello

Finlandia – Bass

Carnegie Hill

Scale Requirements

Major scales 1 & 2 sharps, 1 flat

Violin, Viola, Cello: 2 octave scale

Bass: 1 octave scale

Woodwinds & Brass: 1 octave scale and 1 octave chromatic scale

Prepared Solo Piece
Excerpts

Excerpts are from Artemis Rising by Jeffery S. Bishop.

All instrument parts are part 1, when split.

Flute – Measures 17 – 33

Oboe – Measures 35 – 51

Clarinet – Measures 1 – 9

Bassoon – Measures 8 – 16

French Horn – Measures 40 – 45

Trumpet – Measures 15 – 23

Trombone – Measures 8 – 15

Tuba – Measures 8 – 15

Violin – Measures 15 – 27

Viola – Measure 15 – 27

Cello – Measures 8 – 16

Bass – Measures 8 – 16