Orchestra Audition Information
Saturday, September 9th at 10 am at Star City Ballet Studio
1005 Industry Ave. SE Building 7A
TO PREPARE FOR THE AUDITION:
Please prepare all major scales – minimum of two octaves.
Please prepare the overture for The Nutcracker. Parts are found at this free imslp link:
1. Click the ‘Parts’ tab
2. Click on your part (Violin’s prepare Violin II)
3. The download will continue in 15 seconds
4. Click to the pdf download and download the part
5. Excerpts from the Overture will be requested at the audition
A short sight-reading excerpt will also be performed in the audition.
For those who are selected, the rehearsal and performance dates/times are:
THE NUTCRACKER – Orchestra of Virginia’s Blue Ridge – Dr. Wayne Gallops, Conductor
Berglund Performing Arts Theatre – Roanoke Virginia
ORCH REH Tues Dec 5, 2023 (5-7pm) – Star City School of Ballet Roanoke
FULL DRESS REH Wed Dec 6, 2023 (5- 9pm) – Berglund Performing Arts Theatre Roanoke
FULL DRESS REH Thurs Dec 7, 2023 (6:30- 9pm) – Berglund Performing Arts Theatre Roanoke
CHILDREN Fri Dec 8, 2023 (10 am) – Berglund Performing Arts Theatre Roanoke
MATINEE Sat Dec 9, 2023 (matinee 2pm) – Berglund Performing Arts Theatre Roanoke
EVENING Sat Dec 9, 2023 (evening 7pm – Berglund Performing Arts Theatre Roanoke
MATINEE Sun Dec 10, 2023 (matinee 3pm) – Berglund Performing Arts Theatre Roanoke
Nutcracker Orchestra Audition Registration
Please complete this form to register for the Orchestra Auditions on September 9, 2023.