Loudoun Youth Guitars
Auditions for the 2020/2021 Loudoun Youth Guitars will be held on Wednesday, September 23 and Thursday, September 24, via GoogleMeet. The link will be emailed to you later. New and returning students are required to audition. Please, sign up for a slot and prepare the requirements listed below. Don't forget to cancel your audition if your plans change, so others can use your slot.
IMPORTANT AUDITION INFORMATION
Please, complete this form before your audition! Make sure you are logged in your LCPS Google account.
The auditions will be held on GoogleMeet (not on Zoom). Click here to attend your audition! The link will be live after 6:45 PM
1. Play a short solo piece of your choice, or an excerpt from a longer piece, or a part from an ensemble piece. Your solo needs to meet the following criteria:
Guitar 1: Portions of the solo need to include notes in the 10th Position or higher.
Guitar 2: Portions of the solo need to include notes in the 7th Position or higher.
Guitar 3: The solo needs to include melody, bass, and accompanying notes but doesn't have to go past the 4th Position.
Guitar 4: The solo can be in either one or two parts and it doesn't have to go past the 2nd Position.
2. Prepare the scales required for the part you are auditioning for. Please, refer to the attached charts for fingerings!
3. Sight-read in the appropriate positions.
Auditioning for a certain part does not guarantee that part. The Director reserves the right to assign the parts based on his evaluation and the needs of the ensemble.
LYG practices will start individually on Wednesday nights, from 7 to 9 p.m. via GoogleMeet. Each student will receive a short time slot. When, and if we are allowed to return to school, the schedule for all will be Wednesdays 7 – 8:30 PM at Park View High School.
There will be a mandatory meeting for all students and parents on September 30th at 6:30 pm!
|| Miroslav Loncar