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APSU Honor Orchestra Festival
Oct. 5 - 7, 2017

Please complete the teacher recommendation form below for each student or, for multiple students, please use the Teacher Recommendation form (multiple students). Please note that every student must have a separate application.

Priority application deadline is Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.
Final Application deadline is Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. 

If you prefer to complete a PDF version of the application please contact Dr. Crane.

 

Application for Teacher's with one student:

Teacher's Information
For violin students, please indicate the section in which the student usually sits in your school or youth orchestra. If the seating rotates between sections, please select "Both (rotates)".
Please indicate the Chair this student sits in your school or youth orchestra. If seating rotates, please enter "rotates".

There will be two orchestras this year. Please indicate your recommendation for the orchestra that would best fit the student:

Philharmonia (Advanced)

A student in this orchestra should meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Studied his/her instrument for a minimum of three years 
  • Should be comfortable reading complex rhythms, shifting, and reading higher positions
  • May have been accepted to one of the regional or All-State orchestras, studies privately or participates in youth orchestras 
  • Has a music reading level of “very good” or “excellent” 
  • Is playing at the ASTA CAP level 5, Suzuki Book 4 or 5 (violin) or equivalent

Sinfonia (Intermediate)

A student in this orchestra should meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Studied his/her instrument for a minimum of one year
  • Can read music 
  • Is playing at the ASTA CAP level 2, Suzuki Book 2 or equivalent

Teachers should use their best judgment when recommending their students for the two orchestras. We want students to succeed and have the best experience possible. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Crane with any questions about recommendations. The directors/conductors reserve the right to assign students to the group they feel is most appropriate taking into consideration the needs of the orchestras and the age and experience of the students. 

Please enter initials to confirm
 

 


 

Application for Teacher's with multiple students:

Teacher's Information

There will be two orchestras this year. Please indicate your recommendation for the orchestra that would best fit the student:

Philharmonia (Advanced)

A student in this orchestra should meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Studied his/her instrument for a minimum of three years 
  • Should be comfortable reading complex rhythms, shifting, and reading higher positions
  • May have been accepted to one of the regional or All-State orchestras, studies privately or participates in youth orchestras 
  • Has a music reading level of “very good” or “excellent” 
  • Is playing at the ASTA CAP level 5, Suzuki Book 4 or 5 (violin) or equivalent

Sinfonia (Intermediate)

A student in this orchestra should meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Studied his/her instrument for a minimum of one year
  • Can read music 
  • Is playing at the ASTA CAP level 2, Suzuki Book 2 or equivalent

Teachers should use their best judgment when recommending their students for the two orchestras. We want students to succeed and have the best experience possible. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Crane with any questions about recommendations. The directors/conductors reserve the right to assign students to the group they feel is most appropriate taking into consideration the needs of the orchestras and the age and experience of the students. 

For example: John Smith, 9, violin 1, Sinfonia, this student reads well but has only been playing 2 years; Jane Doe, 12, violin 2, Philharmonia.
Please enter initials to confirm