Urban Strings Columbus

The Urban Strings Columbus Youth Orchestra

Summer Camp Information

2017 Summer Camp Info PDF

To Audition please CLICK HERE!

Important Dates:

  • May 20th, 2017 - Auditions from 8AM-10AM
  • May 27th, 2017 - Auditions from 8AM-10AM
  • June 5th - June 9th, 2017 - Urban Strings Columbus Summer Camp
  • September 2017 - Auditions TBD
  • September 2017 -  Rehearsals Resume TBD

All located at Mount Vernon AME Church, 1127 Mount Vernon Avenue Columbus, OH 43203

New Musicians

New Musicians

All musicians must have at least 12 months of experience to request an audition. To schedule an audition please CLICK HERE!

•    Musician will be expected to play two scales of their choice.
•    A Prepared Piece of their choice
•    Sight-Reading

Current Musicians

(including those following their first summer camp)

Audition Requirements
*Sight Reading = playing a piece of sheet music you have never seen before.

To schedule an audition please CLICK HERE!


Quarter Notes
C major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
G major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
D major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Piece of Choice

Half Notes
Violin
C major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
G major Scale  2 octaves & Arpeggio
D major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A major Scale 2 octaves & Arpeggio
A minor Scale 2 octaves & Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Simple Gifts
Sight Reading

Viola
C major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
G major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
D major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A minor Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Simple Gifts
Sight Reading

Cello
C major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
G major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
D major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A minor Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Simple Gifts
Sight Reading

Double Bass
C major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
G major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
D major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A major Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
A minor Scale 1 octave & Arpeggio
Repertoire Piece: Simple Gifts

Sight Reading

Premiere Group
Violin
C major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
A major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
A minor 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
Bb major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
F major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Joshua Fit the Battle
Sight Reading

Viola
C major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
A major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
A minor 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
Bb major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
F major 2 octave & 2 octave Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Joshua Fit the Battle
Sight Reading

Cello
C major 2 octaves & 2 octave Arpeggio
A major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
A minor 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
Bb major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
F major 2 octave & 2 octave Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Joshua Fit the Battle
Sight Reading

Double Bass
C major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
C minor 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
A major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
A minor 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
Bb major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio
F major 1 octave & 1 octave Arpeggio

Repertoire Piece: Joshua Fit the Battle
Sight Reading

2017 Summer Camp Info PDF
To Audition please CLICK HERE!

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