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Strings Audition Info

String auditions for the VCU Symphony Fall 2021 will occur on August 23, in room 3003 of the James W. Black Music Center. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time to warm-up in one of the practice pods. Please use the Sign up Sheet.

**Wind and Percussion auditions for the VCU Symphony will be held in conjunction with Symphonic Wind auditions.

What to Prepare– Students will be required to play the bracketed excerpts from Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 available below AND students will be required prepare the following scales (your choice of bowing) for the audition.

Scales

  • Violin: E major and B melodic minor scales, three octaves
  • Viola: A major and E melodic minor scales, three octaves
  • Cello: A major and E melodic minor scales, three octaves
  • Bass: E major and G melodic minor scales, three octaves (or two)

Excerpts

Should you have any questions, please email Prof. Daniel Myssyk at dmyssyk@vcu.edu.


Concerto Competition

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