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Concert Orchestra

The Concert Orchestra, previously known as the "Intermediate Orchestra", is conducted by Mike Jauregui. They tackle challenging works from orchestral masters as well as more contemporary works. Experience levels range from three to seven years. Instrumentation is for a full orchestra, strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion, and includes students and adults.

Quick Information

Regular Rehearsals:
  • Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:45 PM 

  • Fall 2019 rehearsals will begin October 1st, with music pick-up on Sept. 24th

  • Rehearsals take place at Chief Sealth High School

 
Concert
  • Tentative concert date: Tuesday, December 10th, 6:00 pm

  • Chief Sealth High School Auditorium

  • Concert attire is all black

 

Placement Auditions for those new to the Concert Orchestra:
  • Musicians new to WSCO or new to the Concert Orchestra are asked to play for the conductor or one of the coaches at the start of the season. 

  • Auditions will take place on Tuesday, September 24th at Chief Sealth High School.

  • Placement auditions by arrangement. Contact info@wscorchestras.org

  • For placement in the Concert Orchestra, please be prepared to play:

  1. 2 Major scales of your choice from C, G, D, A, F, B-flat, E-flat, or A-flat (2 octaves preferred)

  2. 2 Minor scales of your choice (2 octaves preferred)

  3. 2 minutes of your choice of excerpts, or a piece you have prepared. The "excerpt" can be anything! A piece you are currently playing, an etude, a piece from your friend's clarinet book... whatever you are comfortable performing. 

  4. Expect some sight-reading (which will be an excerpt of current repertoire)

Cost:
  • Students K-12: FREE!

  • Adult fee: $75 for Fall session, $150 for Winter/Spring session

Conductor: Mike Jauregui

Music Selection:

 

Fall 2019 music - selections from:

  • Bishop - Artemis Rising​

  • Lortz - A Matador's Tale

  • Balmages - Dream Machine

  • Bizet - Intermezzo from L'Arlesienne Suite #2

  • Schubert - Menuetto from Symphony #5

  • Badelt - Pirates of the Caribbean

  • Smith - Rites of Tamburo

  • Gliere - Russian Sailors' Dance

  • Dvorak - Slavonic Dance #8

  • Chance - Variations on a  Korean Folksong

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