Alright, so I'm stuck in kind of an awkward position. I just auditioned for my college orchestra, for which I had to play Tchak 5 excerpts and do a little sight reading. The audition was blind, and was judged by our conductor and violin professor. Well, the results were posted today, and . . . I'm concertmaster. On the one hand, I'm flattered and all that, and willing to step up to the responsibility. However, I feel just a little awkward taking the position. I'm only a freshman. Last semester, I was principle second, and the concertmaster was a senior, and his stand partner, a doctoral student. For this semester, I'm listed as concertmaster, and he is associate. He is certainly capable of the job, and has much more experience than I do. I'm also not the best with sight-reading. I just don't know what to do. Should I just leave things? Or should I talk to him, or to our violin professor, or maybe the conductor?
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