HCISD Middle School All-City Orchestra

Clinic/Concert: December 12, 2018  

Time:  9:00am-4:00pm, Concert at 6:00pm  

Site:  HCISD PAC

TRYOUT PROCEDURES

Selection of the All-City Middle School Orchestra will be based on the results of the current year TMEA MS Region Orchestra results.  (Instrumentation will/may vary depending on number of entries)

 TRYOUT MATERIAL

The All-City tryout music is the same material used for current year TMEA MS Region Orchestra Auditions.

ELIGIBILITY

Only eligible 6-8 grade students attending HCISD middle schools or private/home schools in the HCISD school zone are eligible for All-City. (Private/Home school students must declare interest by email to HCISD Director of Music Programs no later than 3 weeks prior to All-City Event).

WINNERS

Students earning a chair in All-City Orchestra and participate in the clinic/concert earn a PATCH

HCISD Middle School All-City Orchestra

The orchestra has a minimum total of 73 students. The instrumentation is as follows:

18 Violin I                               14 Viola                                   9 Double Bass

18 Violin II                              14 Cello                                   1 Piano/1 Harp (if needed)

Violin Chairs:

The seating arrangement for violins WILL follow the same model as the TMEA Region 28 Middle School Violin seating protocols: Chairs 1-4 Violin 1; Chairs 5-8 Violin 2;  Chairs 9-22 Violin 1; Chairs 23-36 Violin 2. In the event that an insufficient number of students audition to fill these chairs, the HCISD Director of Music Programs shall make adjustments to the seating arrangement.