Auditions for Young Musician String Festival 2023

2023 Seating Audition Procedures

It's almost time for the 2023 Young Musician String Festival here at Symphony Hall!
For those of you who would like to audition for a seating placement please read below for information on how to submit your audition. Auditions are NOT required to participate in the festival.

Seat Auditions are OPTIONAL. Students who do not audition will be placed within the section.


Audition Excerpts:

All Audition excerpts will be listed below. Click on the link for each to see the excerpts notated on the music.

Submitting Video

To audition for a seating placement, please submit a video of you performing these excerpts. The video can be taken on any device so long as your full instrument is in the video at all times. Please upload the video directly to the form or upload the video to Youtube and attach a copy of the link to the seating audition form.

 

First Violin: 

Overture to Hiawatha m. 67-77
Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement m. 22 - 40
Symphony No. 4, 4th movement m. 30-40
The Magic of Harry Potter m. 16 - 33
Jurassic Park m. 23 - 31
John Williams - Trilogy m. 93 - 103

Second Violin:

Overture to Hiawatha m. 67 - 77
Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement m. 22 - 40
Symphony No. 4, 4th movement m. 30 - 40 
The Magic of Harry Potter m. 16 - 33
Jurassic Park m. 23 - 31
John Williams - Trilogy m. 111 - 119

Viola:

Overture to Hiawatha m. 31 -46
Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement m. 2 - 17
Symphony No. 4, 4th movement (2 beats before A - m. 45)
The Magic of Harry Potter m. 33 - 44 
Jurassic Park m. 18 - 26
John Williams - Trilogy m. 16 -29

Cello:

Overture to Hiawatha m. 50 - 58
Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement A - m. 35
Symphony No. 4, 4th movement beginning - m. 12
The Magic of Harry Potter m. 139 - 149
Jurassic Park m. 18 - 31
John Williams - Trilogy m. 111 - 124

Bass:

Overture to Hiawatha m. 60 - 77
Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement m. 50 - Letter C
Symphony No. 4, 4th movement m. 46 - 58
The Magic of Harry Potter m. 139 - 154
Jurassic Park m. 23 - 35
John Williams - Trilogy m. 119 - 128