Sartory String Quartet Institute Audition


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Join us for the 2017 Sartory String Quartet Institute! Students at this 9-day Institute are placed in a string quartet with other students of similar age and proficiency. All quartets receive daily coachings in preparation for recital performances at the end of both the first and second week of the Institute. Students work closely with both faculty and interns throughout the day, as well as participate in classes with guest faculty on topics such as chamber music, rehearsal technique, and improvisation.

In order to attend the camp, all students must audition and be accepted into the camp. Auditions will be held on April 22, 1:30-4:00 p.m. in Room 607. Please call Student Services at 612.321.0100 to schedule an audition time following your audition registration.

If you are unable to attend the auditions on April 22, you may submit a video audition. Please record all three audition requirements (scale, piece and excerpts) in one continuous take without pausing or stopping the video between elements. Please upload your video to Dropbox, Google or YouTube and send a link of your video to Melissa Falb, The video submission deadline is noon on April 21.

Audition Requirements:
* 3-octave scale
* Piece that shows tone and technique
* Prepared excerpts for your instrument (will be posted online in February)

Minimum Requirements:
Violin: Bach A Minor Concerto
Viola: Telemann Concerto
Cello: Comfortable up to 4th position

Violin Excerpt
Viola Excerpt
Cello Excerpt

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