•  2022-2023 BCMEA High School Festival


     Audition: Saturday, January 21, 2023

    Pennsbury High School

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

    Neshaminy School District

    Snow Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023


    Students in grades 9-12 may audition. The audition consists of scales, a specific solo piece, and sight-reading. Please prepare the audition requirements with your private teacher and let Mrs. Tosti know if you are planning on auditioning. Please be sure to order the correct edition of the solo piece. Other editions and/or photocopies will not be permitted at the audition. 


    HS BCMEA String Scales

    Solo Piece:

    Violin Concerto in C major, Op. 48, Kabalevsky –International Music Co. #2567 - ed. Gingold - 1st mvt. Rehearsal # (not bar #) 1 - 4 and Rehearsal # 9 – 18

    Viola – Concerto in D Major – Hoffmeister – 1st Mvt - Pickup to letter A to downbeat of letter E. Double-stops optional on page 2 (if not playing double-stops, play top notes)– International Edition, ed. Paul Doktor

    Cello – Sonata in G Minor, Eccles – International Music Co. #770 – ed. Moffat – 1st Mvt. Up to 1st repeat sign & 4th Mvt. Up to first repeat sign

    String Bass – Concerto in D Major, Capuzzi – Yorke Ed. #YE0011 – Theodore Presser Co. #514-05010 – ed. Spartan – 1st Mvt. – Measures 50-72 (first 22 measures of the first mvt solo)