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Advice for Youth and Student Auditions

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post giving advice to professional violinists doing orchestral auditions.  Well, now it’s time to get the kids involved.  Student auditions happen many times during a child’s violin education.  There are auditions for school orchestra seating, all-region orchestras (in the US), all-state orchestras (again, US), and other various…

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Audition Advice for Orchestral Violin Players

I have an orchestral audition coming up in a few weeks so I thought I would share some of the tips and hints I have learned over my many years of playing the violin.  I have scoured the interwebs for audition advice and have found some great stuff.  There is a lot of material out…