William G. Enloe High School

 
 
 

2012 NC Honors Orchestra Students

  Bantukul, Tanika
  Feng, Albert
  Gottiparthy, Vishnu
  Lin, Melody
  Ma, Gordon
  Palmer, Gen
  Shah, Nishanth
  Shen, Rebecca
  Shin, Soomin
  Singh, Amika

2012 Eastern Regional Orchestra Students

  String Orchestra
  Shin, Tiffany
  Moore, Elisa
  Monroe, Sarah
  Wong, David
  Pan, Qiyuan
  Hladik-Brown, Karyn
  Lacey, Chris
  Li, Amanda
  Nandi, Saujas
  Chien, Victoria
  Qi, Michael

 

  Symphony Orchestra
  Smoak, Sarah
  Feng, Albert
  Yang, Michael
  Singh, Amika
  Qu, Helen
  Chen, Xinyi
  Gottiparthy, Vishnu
  Palmer, Gen
  Alova, Mary Kate
  Tawade, Jessica
  Holtzman, Hannah
  Ma, Gordon
  Lin, Melody
  Shin, Soomin
  Shah, Nishanth
  Zhang, Jerry
  Shen, Rebecca
  Bantukul, Tanika
  Sundhar, Svetak
  Xie, Kenny

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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2013-2014 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 9, 2013
2:45pm 5:00pm

Viola, Cello, Bass Only:
April 11, 2013
2:45pm 5:00pm

Audition Requirements for All Instruments

  1. Play the required scales from memory (listed below)
  2. 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