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YOBC New Member Auditions

Auditions for our 2015-16 season were held May 16-17, 2015. However, we still have openings and are currently accepting applications for almost ALL instruments at ALL levels. We will contact applicants with scheduling information ASAP.

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

Our 8 large ensembles and 9 chamber groups all need musicians and all instruments are welcome. Our expanded wind programs especially need new musicians. Particularly high-need instruments include:

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

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 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 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.

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