GYSO Audition Requirements
Grade 7-8 Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) level, or similar
Strings - Knowledge of scales from keys up to and including four sharps and four flats.
Winds/Brass/Percussion - Knowledge of scales from keys up to and including five sharps and five flats. *Clarinet, Trumpet, and Horn players can expect to encounter transposing!
After one year in GYSO, students are expected to know all major and minor keys/scales (in the octaves appropriate to your instrument).
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Please prepare the indicated the orchestral excerpts from the pdfs listed below by instrument. Only prepare the sections between the added red parenthesis.