Sinfonia

Rehearsals: Fridays, 4:00-5:30 pm
Susan Memoli, conductor

This string orchestra, conducted by Susan Memoli, is for musicians who have acquired the skills necessary to rehearse and perform intermediate through medium-advanced string orchestra repertoire.

Musicians should demonstrate familiarity with the first three positions, use of vibrato, and moderate sight-reading skills. Candidates should be able to use a variety of bow strokes, including detache, staccato, spiccato, and legato.

Audition Requirements:
2 contrasting selections; sight-reading
3 octave Major scales through 3 sharps and 3 flats (violin/viola)
3 octave C, D and Eb Major scales (cello)
2 octave Major scales through 3 sharps and 3 flats (double bass)

Past Performances:
Vivaldi – Sinfonia No. 1 in C Major
Mozart – Serenata Notturna
Newbold – Iditarod
Anger (arr. Lipton) – Creaking Tree