Chamber Orchestra

The LHS Chamber Orchestra is a select ensemble that meets once a week on Thursday evenings.  This ensemble prepares a variety of challenging literature including music to perform at public engagements throughout the school year.

Auditions for the LHS Chamber Orchestra will be held the week of Sept. 2-6, 2019 during before and after school audition times.  Any member of the LHS Orchestra program may audition for this ensemble, including freshmen.

In order to prepare for this audition, please prepare the following:

All Instruments:
– 2 Scales: G Melodic Minor & 2nd scale your choice

Violins:
– District Excerpt – Symphony No. 4 – “Italian” by Mendelssohn

Violas:
– District Excerpt – A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Mendelssohn

Cellos:
– District Excerpt – Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op 26 by Mendelssohn

Bass:
– District Excerpt – Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor by J.S. Back

*please note: there will be a short sight-reading portion to this audition!