Intermediate Orchestra
(scvyo)

Directed By Derrick Spiva Jr.

Meets Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS

Audition Requirements  
The typical Orchestra (SCVYO) student has a
minimum of 2 years experience and


๐ŸŽตWinds and Brass:
Can play 2-octave major & minor scales, up to 4 sharps & flats

๐ŸŽตViolins:                  
Can play 2-octave D major scale and the relative minor.

๐ŸŽตViolas:                    
Can play 2-octave G major and the relative minor.

๐ŸŽตCellos:                    
Can play 2-octave D major and 1-octave of the relative minor.

๐ŸŽตBasses:                  
Can play 1-octave D major scale and the relative minor.

๐ŸŽถ  SCVYO Musician is able to play a major solo from the repertoire for their instrument, excluding band and orchestra parts. 
๐ŸŽถ  SCVYO Musician is able to consult with their music teacher for appropriate music.
๐ŸŽถ  SCVYO Musician is able to sight-read from the coming semesterโ€™s music.


                                                                          ALL NEW MUSICIANS MUST AUDITION. 

NEW & CONTINUING STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE AUDITION/REGISTRATION FORM

SUMMER AUDITION/REGISTRATION

                                                                                        REQUEST FALL AUDITION/REGISTRATION                                                                                   

                  CHAIR CHALLENGE - SATURDAY, AUGUST 19TH:

Students remaining in Orchestra and wishing to chair challenge must contact Mr. Spiva directly to arrange an audition.  
 Please email him at:   dspivjr@gmail.com


For Current Orchestra Students

CHAIR CHALLENGE POLICY

 1. All Orchestra (SCVYO) students are welcome to audition for higher chairs within their instrument section.  Please email Mr. Spiva directly to arrange a Chair Challenge appointment, which is typically held the week prior to regular auditions.   
Derrick Spiva:  dspivjr@gmail.com

 2.  The requirements for the chair challenge are the same as the regular audition unless otherwise stated by the director.