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Central Regional Orchestra

Districts I and III

The Central Regional Orchestra is an orchestra composed of 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students. Students are placed in the “A” orchestra or “B” Orchestra based on their audition scores. Ninth (9th) grade students are only allowed to audition if they have not participated in the Senior Regional Orchestra event. Due to the high number of students who audition, please be prepared on your audition material. Review the audition requirements carefully. Please do not audition if you are not available for the event on February 3 & 4.

Audition event information:
Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018
Location: Moody Middle School, 7800 Woodman Rd., Henrico, VA 23228
Fee: $6

CRO Event information (if selected based on audition score):

Dates: February 2 & 3, 2018
Location:Manchester High School

Audition day schedule:

Schools will be assigned an AM or PM audition slot. School time slots are randomly assigned. Teachers will inform students of their audition time prior to winter break. BASSES AND HARPS FROM ALL SCHOOLS AUDITION IN THE MORNING. Students will NOT be allowed in the school until 8:00am. If you arrive early, please wait in your car.

8:15-9:00am: Student registration for morning (AM) auditions.
9:00am: Morning registration closes and morning (AM) Auditions begin (DO NOT LEAVE THE BUILDING UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR AUDITION!)

12:00-1:00: Judges Lunch Break (No Auditions during this time.)
12:15-1:00pm: Student registration for afternoon (PM) auditions.
1:00pm: Afternoon registration closes and afternoon (PM) auditions begin (We may have to begin with remaining MORNING auditions. DO NOT LEAVE THE BUILDING UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR AUDITION!)

Students who miss their audition number WILL NOT be allowed to audition. Students must bring their own rosin, extra strings, etc. There will not be any vendors at the event, nor will Moody MS loan anything out. Please contact your orchestra teacher if you have any questions.