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2020-21 BAO Auditions

Auditions are held on the Berkeley High School campus, A Bldg, Rm A201

Enter via the gate on Allston at Milvia. A Bldg is the 1st door to your right

 

Incoming BAO musicians: April 27-29, 3:45-6pm

Current BAO musicians: April 26-29, during 0º / 1º

AUDITION MATERIALS

stings are up

winds coming soon!

AUDITION

SIGN-UPS

LISTENING LINKS

2020-21 BAO Audition Instructions

1. Sign up for a BAO class

  • Chamber Orchestra/Winds (open to all, audition required)

Sign up for the Concert Band/Concert Orchestra elective during the day, and after your audition we will adjust your schedule. (The signup happens during scheduling. If you have questions about this part, please contact your counselors)

  • ADV 0º Band/Orch (only available to returning BAO members, audition required)

Sign up for the 0º Concert Band/Concert Orchestra elective, and after your audition we will adjust your schedule. (The signup happens during scheduling. If you have questions about this part, please contact your counselors)

  • Concert Orchestra/Band, now offered both 0º and during the day

no audition required -just sign up and you’re done!​

2. Sign up for an audition at Berkeley High School

3. Familiarize yourself with audition requirements for your instrument 

The Audition Materials will be the same whether you are auditioning for 1º Chamber Orch/Winds or the 0º ADV classes

  1. Provided scale(s)
  2. Provided piece of standard repertoire for your instrument

  3. Sightreading

 

20-21 BAO Chamber Orchestra Audition Materials here (all strings)

 

Chamber Winds info coming soon!

20-21 BAO Chamber Winds Audition Materials here (woodwinds)

20-21 BAO Chamber Winds Audition Materials here (brass)

20-21 BAO Chamber Winds Audition Materials here (percussion)

 

More BHS Performing Arts info

If you are wondering about how to sign up/audition for more than one Performing Arts class at BHS, please read our FAQ’s for How to Sign Up for BHS Band and Orchestra

 

If you have questions about the Peforming Arts options at BHS, please read our 20-21 Music Department Information for Families of Incoming 9th graders.