William G. Enloe High School

 
 
 

2014 National Honors Ensemble Symphony Orchestra

Jaeyoung Jung
Silvia Knappe
Svetak Sundhar
Jessica Tawade

2014-2015 North Carolina Honors Orchestra

Jaeyoung Jung
Silvia Knappe
Soomin Shin
Sarah Smoak
Svetak Sundhar
Jessica Tawade

2015 North Carolina Eastern Regional Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

Bae, Hyun Jun
Brinkley, Sam
Cheng, David
Donini, Frankie
Hicks, Katie
Holtzman, Hannah
Jung, Jaeyoung
Knappe, Silvia
Li, Dory
Li, Stephen
Okoth, Christain
Shin, Soomin
Smoak, Sarah
Stanford, Kaleb
Sundhar, Svetak
Xu, Caleb
Yang, Eileen
Zhu, Samuel

String Orchestra

Chao, Anne
Chien, Victoria
Holley, John
Moore, Elisa
Mukherjee, Shreyasi
Nandi, Saujas
Qi, Kyla
Qi, Michael
Ryan, Joseph
Stanford, Kaitlin
Tawade, Jessica
Taylor, Jessica
Tripp, Zachary
Wang, Caroline
Wong, David
Zhang, Daniel

Grand Harmonies

Enloe High School has the largest high school orchestra program in the Wake County Public School System. Currently, we offer four orchestras in which to participate. Below is a brief description of each:

  1. Concert Orchestra: This orchestra is designed to continue the study of the fundamentals of music and technique. Students are expected to participate in all performance activities of this group. Previous playing experience needed. No audition required.

  2. String Ensemble: This orchestra will expand the technical proficiency of the members through the best in string orchestra literature. More advanced studies of intonation, shifting, and musicianship will be offered. Students are expected to participate in all performance activities of this group. Entrance by audition only.

  3. Chamber Orchestra: This orchestra is for students with a high level of technical proficiency. The emphasis of this group is on the performance of chamber music. Students are expected to participate in all performance activities of this group. Entrance by audition only.

  4. Symphony Orchestra: This orchestra is open to students with a very high level of technical proficiency. The emphasis will be on the performance of the best of full orchestra literature. Students are expected to participate in all performance activities of this group. Entrance by audition only. Symphony winds will be selected by audition in the fall and must be fully enrolled members of the Enloe High School Band.

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2015-2016 Audition Dates

Auditions for all orchestral groups are held in the Spring preceeding each school year. The dates below are the required audition dates for these groups. Interested students must prepare and attend the appropriate audition date for their instrument. Audition requirements are listed farther down this page.

Audition date for violins:  Audition date for viola, cello & bass: 

Violins Only:
April 14, 2015
2:45pm - 5:00pm

Viola, Cello, Bass Only:
April 16, 2015
2:45pm - 5:00pm

Audition Requirements for All Instruments

  1. Bring a copy of your Enloe High School assignment letter.
  2. Play the required scales from memory (listed below).  Slur 4 per bow, no arpeggios
  3. A two-minute solo of your choice ( No pop music or parts for orchestra or quartet )
  4. Pre-selected sight-reading

Required Scales for All Instruments

Violin: G & B-flat major, 3 octaves, 4 notes per bow
Viola & Cello: C & D major, 3 octaves, 4 notes per bow
Bass: E & G major, 2 octaves, 4 notes per bow