The Youth Symphony is open to all students of middle school through college age by competitive audition. The ensemble rehearses on Monday evenings from 5:00 pm until 6:30 p.m. at the Arts and Science Center of Catawba Valley and is conducted by the Youth Symphony Director. There is no audition fee.
Audition dates are: January 9 & 16, 2017. Sign up sheet is being developed, will post the link very soon.
Audition requirements are:
A prepared solo piece illustrating both technical and sustained playing
Two major scales in two or more octaves, and
One minor scale (any form) in two or more octaves.
Sight-reading is also part of the audition.
Memorization is not required.
Dues for participation are $100 per year. These funds are used to cover the rental cost of music, conductor’s time, rehearsal room rental, etc.