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YOBC New Member Auditions

YOBC is now accepting applications for our our 2016-17 25th Anniversary Season. Auditions for new students will be held May 14-15, 2016. ALL FLUTE AUDITIONS ARE HELD ON SATURDAY, MAY 14. We will begin scheduling in March and registered applicants will receive an email invitation with audition and scheduling details at that time.

Audition guidelines appear below; specific requirements are listed on the links at the left.

There are openings on all instruments in our 8 large ensembles and 9 chamber groups. Particularly high-need instruments include:

  • Trumpet
  • Percussion
  • Bassoon
  • Viola
  • String Bass
  • Tuba
  • French horn

 

General Audition Guidelines

* Choose audition solos and scales that represent your current level of playing.
* Audition music should be thoroughly prepared and not music the student is still learning.
* Students should consult their private teacher for selection and preparation of appropriate audition music.
* Bring an extra copy of your music to the audition for the auditioners.
* The audition will take approximately 10 minutes. In most cases, students and parents will be advised of the results at the end of the audition.

 

Additional Requirements

All students must participate in their school instrumental music program as available and be currently studying with a private teacher. Use the navigation bar on the left for more specific requirements for your instrument.

 

Questions?
Contact: Diana Nolan, Auditions Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 215-945-5105