Xylophone

PHILHARMONIC AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Online Application and Audition Requirements

  1. Sign up for an audition time on September 20th HERE

  2. Please prepare the following for your audition:

Winds & Strings

  • 2-octave scales: Concert F major & arpeggio, Ab major scale & arpeggio, G melodic minor scale- up and down

Scales Sheets: STRINGS         WOODWINDS         BRASS

Percussion

  • Snare Rudiments: 5-stroke and 9-stroke rolls – both double stroke and buzz stroke. Single Ratamacues & Flam accents.

All Musicians

  • A 1-2 minute solo of your choice demonstrating your highest level of polish and musicianship.  (Percussion will prepare either a snare or mallet solo). Please bring a copy of your solo for the conductors.

  • Sight-reading at the discretion of the conductor