Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy


SVYO AUDITIONS – September 7 & 8

Auditions for the 2018-2019 season of the Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestras

Mrs. Catherine Nelson, director

The program will be comprised of two performing groups: The Youth Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra. The Youth Orchestra meets on Monday afternoons from 4 – 5:30 p.m. The Chamber Orchestra meets on Monday afternoons from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The first rehearsal for both orchestras will be September 17.

There are two audition days depending upon your instrument.

Viola, Cello and Bass are invited to audition on Friday, September 7 at Shenandoah University, Ruebush Hall, Room 146 from 4 – 7 p.m. (Violas at 4pm, Cello and Bass at 5pm)

Violins are invited to audition on Saturday, September 8 at Shenandoah University, Ruebush Hall, Room 146 from 8:30 – 11 a.m. (8:30 a.m. with last initial A-M; 9:45 a.m. with last initial N-Z)

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Prepared solo (your choice)
  2. Scales for Youth Orchestra: G, D and A major (and F major, if possible);
  3. Scales for Chamber Orchestra: Major scales from 4 sharps to 3 flats, 2-3 octaves
  4. Sight-reading

 

Refer to https://scartsacademy.org/music for more information

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