High School Orchestra

High School Orchestra

2021-22

Clinician
Keith Dodson, Bethany College

Important Dates
Oct. 27 - Audition Upload Deadline
Oct. 28-31 - Online Judging
Dec. 4 - Clinic & Concert @ Dodge City HS

We're excited to have an in person NW/SW KMEA District Orchestra again this year! It will be Dec. 4 in Dodge City. Our director will be Keith Dodson from Bethany College. Summer Miller (SW) will be the on-site manager while Joan Crull (NW) will manage auditions. We'll be auditioning with Festival Scores again. Please let us know if you have any questions!

mp3 Auditions
We will use Festival Scores for online audition management. Directors need to activate the following Event Tag:
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Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.
Audition Excerpts
ALL District music excerpts are taken from Fletcher's Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance, The Fiddle Dance

Violin
Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Mozart, Symphony #36
District Excerpt: Fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 3 to 4

Viola
Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe
District Excerpt: Fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 2 to3

Cello
Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Mendelsohn, Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream
District Excerpt: Fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 7 to 8

Bass
Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Verdi, La Forza del Destino
District Excerpt: fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 12 to 13
Repertoire

Suite for Strings
3rd Movement (Maybe 2 as well if time)
Rutter

Folk and Fiddle Dance
(just the Fiddle Dance)
Fletcher

Baroque Suite #1
arr. Isaac
This is out of print but you can buy the e-version at the following link (copy/paste into new browser tab)
https://www.jwpepper.com/Baroque-Suite-No.-1-String-Orch/2165868.item#.YJvu1bVKhyw
 
Chairperson
Joan Crull
Hays HS
2300 E. 13th St
Hays, KS 67601
h: 785-365-6724
w: 785-623-2600
Important Dates - HS Orchestra
Oct. 27, 2021 - Wed
Audition Upload Deadline — NW/SW HS Orchestra
Dec. 4, 2021 - Sat
NW/SW HS Orchestra Festival
Dodge City HS
SW will host in 2021. NW will host in 2022.

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