Information for Students

Orchestra

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Festival of Music Orchestra 2021 Auditions NOW OPEN!

Orchestra is open to any Department for Education student who will be in Years 5-10 (school does not need to be participating in the Festival).

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Festival of Music Orchestra 2021 Auditions NOW OPEN!
Audition Dates

PSMF KLEMZIG, 28 Hay Street, KLEMZIG

Thursday 12 November, 8am to 12pm, 4pm to 7pm

Sunday 15 November, 2pm to 6pm

Thursday 19 November, 8am to 12pm, 4pm to 7pm

Click HERE to book your audition.

Audition Requirements

Applicants will be asked to present the following:

Excerpt playing - Each instrument has a set of excerpts (located on the PSMF website
from 23 October) that must be presented.

Free Choice piece - This piece should demonstrate the applicant’s current playing ability. Please provide the judging panel with a copy of the music upon arrival (this will be returned to you after the audition)

Duration of each audition is approximately 10 minutes.

Audition Bookings open on 16 October, 2020 (Friday Week 1, Term 4)

Click HERE to book your audition.

Audition for

Flute

Trumpet

Electric Guitar

Violin

Clarinet

Trombone

Bass Guitar

Viola

Saxophone

Keyboard

Percussion

Cello

Other instruments available on request.

Festival of Music Orchestra Flyer and Audition Requirements attached below;

Orchestra

Orchestra is open to any Department for Education student who will be in Years 5-10 (school does not need to be participating in the Festival).

Members must attend:

  • Weekly rehearsals from 4:20pm to 6:00pm (one night a week)
  • Full day or half day workshops as required (maximum of 3)
  • 3 full day offsite rehearsals
  • 6 rehearsals and 6 performances at the Festival Theatre

Please note that extra workshops, rehearsals or venue changes may occur to further develop the students learning. These will be advised as early as possible to assist your planning.

Orchestra Venues
PSMF Klemzig - Wednesdays 4:20pm - 6:00pm
Venue - Thursdays 4:20pm - 6:00pm

Cost - A fee of $55 is charged to cover cost of uniform and music folder.

Audition Excerpts

For more information about our Orchestra and other Department ensembles visit:
https://www.education.sa.gov.au/teaching/projects-and-programs/music/school-music-ensembles