Audition Information

Incoming Students 2020-2021

To ensure that students are ready to meet the next level of development the following ensembles have audition requirements. Information on how to auditions is below.

CBU Symphonic Band

Auditions Requirements: student grades 9-12, must audition.  

AUDITION CONTACT: Professor Dan St. Marseille / Prefers Text: (714) 315-4135

Audition Requirements:

  • Prepared piece(s): solo, étude, or excerpt of ensemble music demonstrating both lyrical and technical abilities

  • Major scales (Concert Bb, Eb, F, and C major scales)

  • Sight reading

Audition will last about 10 minutes.

Honor String Orchestra

Auditions Requirements: student grades 7-12, must audition.

While the ensemble has been opened for students 7th grade to 12th grade, scholarship funds are only offered to students in grades 9-12 grade. 

AUDITION CONTACT: Professor Ruth Noemy Wheeler / Prefers Text: (951) 897-7235

Audition Guidelines:

2-3 Octave scale, free piece of students choice (any style), and site reading assessment. Audition will last about 10 minutes.

Intermediate String Orchestra: 

AUDITION CONTACT: Professor Ruth Noemy Wheeler / Prefers Text: (951) 897-7235

Audition Guidelines: 

  • 2 Octave scale

  • Perform a piece of music, students choice, any style

  • Site reading assessment

Encore Honor Choir

Auditions Requirements: students must audition.

AUDITION CONTACT: Mr. Steve Dahlgren / Prefers text: (574) 226-1704

Audition Guidelines: One-two songs of students choice (any style) with sheet music for accompanist, student will also perform Amazing Grace acapella. Audition will last about 10 minutes.​

2020 - 2021 Music Season

 

Fall Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday  / Thursday

Spring Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday Classes

 

ADDRESS

 

P.O. Box 56443 Riverside, CA 92517

(951) 901-6176 (Office voicemail)

iemusicalarts@gmail.com

CLASS LOCATIONS

 

Magnolia Church

8351 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

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