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Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestras.
The Everett Youth Symphony is comprised of four skill-graded orchestras led by outstanding professional conductors and music educators. EYSO orchestras rehearse every Monday during the school year and present three public concerts throughout the season. EYSO provides exciting challenges and opportunities to every young musician from the beginner to the advanced.
Placement in a group is based upon skill and experience as demonstrated in the audition. Returning musicians must audition each year.
EYSO 2013 - 2014 concert season auditions will be held at:
August 22 - 24, time and place: TBD
To schedule an audition appointment, complete the online REGISTRATION FORM. Once the application is processed you will receive an email confirming the date and time of your audition. Please contact us if you do not receive a reply within a week.
If you have questions, please contact EYSO Membership Coordinator Carla Schultz-Parks (425)258-2028, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A $30 non-refundable registration fee will be due at the audition.
At the audition, musicians will be asked to:
-Play a 2-3 octave major and minor scale
-Play a 2-3 minute unaccompanied solo piece representative of your skills
-Sight read a brief passage of music selected by the adjudicators.
Please select and print the file that corresponds to your instrument and use this information to prepare for your audition. These instructions specify the scales, solo, sight reading, and additional requirements for each instrument.
String players: To be eligible for a particular orchestra, you must play the requirements listed for that group.
PIANO & HARP
Youth level strings will play an assigned excerpt in addition to their solo. Select your instrument below to print the excerpt.
Click here to download a sheet with helpful Audition Preparation Tips.
Rehearsals begin in September and continue through the end of the season in May, observing Monday holidays and school closures as scheduled by the Mukilteo School District. Rehearsals are held at Kamiak High School Performing Arts Center and begin at 6:00pm for all orchestras.
EYSO performs three public concerts each season. All concerts begin at 6:30 PM and are held at The PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St. Everett, WA 98201. Contact us at email@example.com
for more information.
Concert Dates TBD
Tuition is the primary source of operating funds for the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestras. The funds are used to pay the conductors, librarian, and coaches, buy music, and pay for rehearsal space. Tuition is due at the orientation meeting. Tuition for 2013-2014:
Tuition Rates TBD.
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For more information about Rehearsals, Attendance and Tuition, see "Member Handbook".