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AUDITION INFORMATION

By: Editor  Published: 4/7/2014


Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestras.

The Everett Youth Symphony is comprised of three 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 2014 - 2015 season auditions will be scheduled in late summer.

Online registration will open after July 1, 2014.

Late Season Auditions: Monday, December 2nd, 2013

5pm - 6pm - All Instruments

To register:

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 Auditions Coordinator Carla Schultz-Parks at 425-348-3472, auditions@everettyouthsymphony.org for more information.

A $30 non-refundable registration fee will be due at the audition.

 

Audition Requirements

At the audition, you 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.

BASS CELLO PERCUSSION VIOLA VIOLIN WINDS

Youth level strings will play an assigned excerpt in addition to their solo. Select your instrument below to print the excerpt.

BASS CELLO VIOLA VIOLIN

Click here to download a sheet with helpful Audition Preparation Tips.

Additional Information

Rehearsals

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.

Concerts

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 membership@everettyouthsymphony.org  for more information.

Fall: November 26, 2013
Winter: March 2014, date TBA
Spring: May 2014, date TBA

Tuition

For more information on Tuition, click here.

Conductors

To read about our Conductors, click here.

For other valuable information, see our "Member Handbook".


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