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Rising Stars Audition - Woodwind

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

This class is for students wishing to audition for the Conservatorium Open Academy Rising Stars Program. Instruments welcome to apply are: Flute/Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Cor Anglais, Saxophone.

Applications for entry in Semester 1, 2020 are now closed.

Applications are invited from students who have been playing their instrument for at least two years and are over the age of 10.

Students are required to play:
1. Two contrasting pieces of your choice, not longer than 10 minutes together. Showing a range of technical and musical skill. One study and one piece are recommended.
2. Woodwind applicants are also required to present one prepared piece/excerpt (music will be sent to you two weeks prior to audition date).

No piano accompaniment, scales, sight-reading or general knowledge is required. Applicants will be allocated an audition time within the time range indicated and notified of this at a later date.

Music Skills Diagnostic Test:
In addition to the instrumental audition, all successful applicants will be required to sit a Music Skills Diagnostic Test. Attendance at this test is compulsory for all successful applicants. The test is used to determine which level of Music Skills classes the student should commence in. The result of this test have no impact on whether or not the student is offered a place.

Music Skills Test Date:
To be announced once auditions are open.

Rising Stars Student Testimonals

Yiting, flute
Having been presented with many opportunities to explore different aspects of music through weekly Music Skills classes, electives and recitals, I have not only grown as a musician but gained essential skills applicable to both artistic and academic pursuits.

Suzy, flute
The magnificent facilities to practice and perform in have proved invaluable in enhancing my musical ability, ensuring I retain motivation and direction

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