CCM Junior Strings

CCM Junior Strings (CJS) is a high-achieving, performing orchestra designed to augment area private studios and public school string programs in training young players. CJS has made several international performing tours of Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Canada, China and Hong Kong.

Sunday rehearsals (2-4 p.m.) begin September 19 at Loveland Intermediate School (757 S Lebanon Rd, Loveland, OH 45140).

  • Age group: 10-13
  • Pre-requisite: none (though they would obviously have some experience on a string instrument)
  • Auditions: Required auditions will be held on Sept 11-12 at Loveland Intermediate School. 

Audition Requirements:

  1. Scales - 2 (or 3) octave Major Scales in keys up to 4 sharps/flats
  2. Solo - prepare a solo that demonstrates knowledge of rhythms and key signatures, shifting, vibrato, dynamics, varied bowing styles and general musicianship.
  3. Sightreading - we will provide a musical selection that students will read during their audition.