• 2022 BCMEA Middle School Orchestra Festival (grades 7 & 8)


      Audition: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

    Pennsbury HS

    Festival: Thursday, March 16- Saturday, March 18, 2023

    Neshaminy School District

    Snow Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023


    There are three parts to the audition: scales, solo, and sight-reading. The scale and solo requirements are listed below. Please be sure to order the correct edition of the solo piece. Please prepare the audition requirements with your private teacher and let Mrs. Tosti know if you are auditioning. Photocopies are not permitted at the audition. 
    String Solos:

    Violin – Air Varie – de Beriot – Solo Time for Strings Book 4, Violin – Forest Etling, Published by Alfred

    Viola – Sonatina #2 – Pleyel – Measures 1-31 - Solo Time for Strings Book 4, Viola – Forest Etling, Published by Alfred

    Cello – Gavotte – Lully – Suzuki Cello School Book 3 Revised Edition – Suzuki, Published by Summy-Birchard

    Bass – Haydn Melodies – arr. Etling – Solo Time for Strings Book 3 - Forest Etling, Published by Alfred