The registrations for the fifteenth Orquesta Escuela will be from February 11 to March 20. The auditions will be from March 21 to 29.

Bandoneon players, violists, violinists, cellists, double bassists and pianists, 35 years of age and under, are encouraged to apply for admission to the Orquesta Escuela. Past experience with tango is not required.

Applicants can register sending an email to Please give your first and last name, telephone number, email address, home address, date of birth, ID number (for foreign applicants, passport number), and musical instrument.

When the registry period has ended, we will contact registrants to inform them of their audition date, time and location.

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following audition requirements:

- Performance of a piece of the applicant’s choosing which demonstrates his or her technical and interpretive abilities. The piece may be selected from the popular or classical musical repertoire.

- Performance of the music provided to the applicant. For the entrance exam, musicians may download PDFs of sheet music for RedenciĆ³n, de Alfredo Gobbi.

Double Bass               
Piano                           Violin                           Viola                           Bandoneón                  Cello                          
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Applicants are expected to have:

1. The ability to sight-read
2. The degree of promise, interest and availability necessary for work in the Orquesta. Applicants will be selected by a committee including the Orquesta Escuela's musical director, Víctor Lavallén (faltaban los tildes); the program's Artistic Director, Ignacio Varchausky; assistants/instructors Guillermo Rubino (violin), Ramiro Boero (bandoneón), Patricio Cotella (double bass) and Germán Martínez cambiar por Cristian Asato (piano), as well as a distinguished guest instructor.
3- Good level of Spanish

The committee’s decisions on admission are final. Those selected will participate in a two-year training program.

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