So I auditioned for two orchestras this summer and I got into the lower level one but I'm concertmistress. I've never ever done anything like this before. I've always been at the back of the orchestra. Now that I'm up in front, and my conductor's new, I always get picked on. He always askes me questions. And I can never answer them. They're really basic things like what key we're in and what a harmonic scale is but the thing is, I haven't learned those things yet. I learn things by ear, so all this basic music theory stuff is so foreign to me and I don't know what to do. Plus, I can't sight-read well and I get lost a lot and I just can't get my act together. It's so embarrassing and I feel like I don't deserve to be concertmistress. AND I lost my sheet music already. Urgghhhh it's so frustrating. I don't know what to do!!!!
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