Membership

Membership - How do I become a member?

Membership Eligibility:

  • Junior Group - Needs at least two years of private flute lessons.
  • Senior Group - Intermediate to advance level of flute playing.

Membership Requirements:

  • Membership is by audition only.
  • Members must practice and prepare the individual parts prior to rehearsals and are required to take weekly private flute lessons.

Auditions - Junior Group:

  • Piece: One solo piece (2-3 mins.) of late beginning to intermediate level. Suggested piece: Gavotte by Fr. Jos. Gossec.
  • Scales: Major scales up to three sharps and flats (two octaves).
  • Sight-reading: Candidate will be given a short interval of up to half a minute to look through the music before they are required to sight-read it.
    Auditions - Senior Group:
  • Pieces: Candidate must play two solo pieces of contrasting styles, one fast section to demonstrate technical ability and another slow section to demonstrate lyrical tone color.
  • Scales: Candidate must prepare all Major scales (two octaves).
  • Sight-reading: Candidate will be given a short interval of up to half a minute in which to look through the music before they are required to sight-read.

Audition Schedule:
End of January and beginning of September.
Please call or email regarding the audition date.

Rehearsals:
Members meet every Saturday evening.
The Junior Group rehearses from 5:30 - 7:00pm
The Senior Group rehearses from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Rehearsals are held at : 44555 South Grimmer Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539.