Senior High Orchestra Scales

Senior High school scales are as follows:
  • All scales are 3 octaves for all scales except basses
  • Basses are to play 2 octave scales, no dropdown
  • All scales are to be played
         - Detache
         - Without vibrato
         - Quarter note=120
         - With the top note repeated

Senior High Orchestra students are required to know
all Major and melodic minor scales in keys from 3 sharps through 3 flats.
(Major:  A, D, G, C, F, Bb, and Eb)
(melodic minor:  F#, B, E, A, D, G, and C)

 Thanks to Casey Buck (Conway and ATU), senior scales sheets are now available for download and printing!
You can send him an email note of thanks to

In order to view and print the scale sheets, you need to have the
free Sibelius Scorch program installed on your computer. 
The Scorch plug-in is available for download from the following website:


Violin Major Cello Major
Violin melodic minor Cello melodic minor
Viola Major Bass Major
Viola melodic minor Bass melodic minor