AUDITION INFORMATION

By: Editor  Published: 5/12/2017


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

The Everett Youth Symphony is comprised of two skill-graded orchestras. All are 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.

Placement in a group is based upon skill and experience as demonstrated in the audition. Returning musicians must audition each year.

Audition registration for the 2017-18 season is now open.

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 by July 1st, 2017.

If you have questions, please contact EYSO Auditions Coordinator at 425-258-2028, or send email to auditions@everettyouthsymphony.org for more information.

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

SPECIAL: If you register before July 1st, 2017, you will receive a $30 discount on your tuition.

 

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

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 Everett School District. Rehearsals are held at Henry M. Jackson High and begin at 6:00pm for all orchestras.

Concerts

EYSO performs three public concerts each season. All concerts  are held at Jackson High School Auditorium, 1508 136th St. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012, unless otherwise noted. Contact us at board@everettyouthsymphony.org  for more information.

Fall: TBD. (expected mid November)
Winter: TBD. (expected early March)
Spring: TBD. (expected mid May)

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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