YS Requirements

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.



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