High School Orchestra

High School Orchestra


Keith Dodson, Bethany College

Important Dates
Oct. 27 - Audition Upload Deadline
Oct. 28-31 - Online Judging
Dec. 4 - Clinic & Concert @ Dodge City HS

We're excited to have an in person NW/SW KMEA District Orchestra again this year! It will be Dec. 4 in Dodge City. Our director will be Keith Dodson from Bethany College. Summer Miller (SW) will be the on-site manager while Joan Crull (NW) will manage auditions. We'll be auditioning with Festival Scores again. Please let us know if you have any questions!

mp3 Auditions
We will use Festival Scores for online audition management. Directors need to activate the following Event Tag:
Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.
Audition Excerpts
ALL District music excerpts are taken from Fletcher's Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance, The Fiddle Dance

Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Mozart, Symphony #36
District Excerpt: Fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 3 to 4

Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe
District Excerpt: Fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 2 to3

Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Mendelsohn, Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream
District Excerpt: Fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 7 to 8

Scale: FM
All-State Excerpt: Verdi, La Forza del Destino
District Excerpt: fletcher Fiddle Dance, Rehearsal Circle 12 to 13

Suite for Strings
3rd Movement (Maybe 2 as well if time)

Folk and Fiddle Dance
(just the Fiddle Dance)

Baroque Suite #1
arr. Isaac
This is out of print but you can buy the e-version at the following link (copy/paste into new browser tab)
Isaac Enochs
Great Bend HS
2027 Morton St
Great Bend, KS 67530
c: 417-988-8510
w: 620-793-1521
Important Dates - HS Orchestra
Aug. 29, 2021 - Sun
Mentoring Kick-Off Meeting
via Zoom, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Oct. 26, 2022 - Wed
Audition Upload Deadline — NW/SW HS Orchestra
Dec. 3, 2022 - Sat
NW/SW HS Orchestra Festival
Fort Hays State University

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