Information for Students

Orchestra

Festival of Music Orchestra

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
Seaview High School - Thursdays 4:20pm - 6:00pm

Cost - A fee of $60 is charged to cover cost of uniform and music folder.

Round 2 Auditions

Audition bookings open NOW

Book your Audition Time HERE

Round 2 Auditions will be held at Klemzig Instrumental Music Office, 28 Hay Street, Klemzig on:

  • Thursday 25 November 2021: 8.00am to 10.30am

Audition requirements

We are only looking for the following:

KLEMZIG Orchestra - Clarinet, Saxophone, Trombone, Viola, Cello

SEAVIEW Orchestra - Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Viola

Electric All auditions times must be booked.

The audition takes approximately 10 minutes.

No accompaniment is required.

Applicants should prepare to present:

  1. Excerpts: these will be available to download from Friday, 22 October
  2. Free choice – this piece should demonstrate the applicant’s current playing ability. A copy of the music to be played will need to be provided to the panel (this will be returned after the audition).

Festival of Music Orchestra Application Form and Audition Requirements attached below;

Audition Excerpts

Have a listen to the full orchestration of each excerpt, then download for your instrument. If attending a pre audition workshop, please bring your excerpts along.

This process is not about playing the excerpts perfectly, but having a go and showing all that you can do.

Excerpt 1 (291.765 KB)

Excerpt 2 (466.887 KB)

Excerpt 3 (388.491 KB)

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