Virtual Hangout: Preparing Excerpts

Audition Preparation | Miles Jaques, Clarinet / Kevin Pearl, Oboe / Darren Hicks, Bassoon / David Raschella, French Horn


How do you prepare excerpts for auditions? Learn how NWS Fellows go about preparing for their own! Hosted by NWS Fellows Miles Jaques, Darren Hicks, David Raschella. Featuring Kevin Pearl (NWS Alumnus and Oboe, Milwaukee Symphony)

Instruments:
Oboe



Miles Jaques
Clarinet



Kevin Pearl
Oboe



Darren Hicks
Bassoon

A bassoon fellow at the New World Symphony, Darren Hicks hails from small-town Nova Scotia. At ease both in the orchestra and in a chamber setting, Mr. Hicks has performed across Canada and abroad. His teachers have included Frank Morelli (Yale University) and Christopher Millard (University of Ottawa). Mr. Hicks was a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra (Verbier, Switzerland) from 2013 to 2015 and was the recipient of the Dean’s Prize at Yale’s Commencement 2014, the 2012 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary, and a 2012 Nova Scotia Talent Trust Bursary



David Raschella
French Horn