Audition Info

Audition Information

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Vivace Youth Orchestra please follow our audition information (below)

Auditions will determine placement within the Orchestra.  Auditions will consist of:   Four, 2-Octave scales (Minor or Major)  One -Two minutes of a Solo demonstrating your current ability.   Please record and send your audition via email to  VivaceYouthOrchestra@gmail.com OR email and request a live audition. 

 Auditions need to be completed by Thursday, August 23rd.

First Rehearsal is Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 2 to 4:30 PM – Georgetown HS

 

The Vivace Youth Orchestra is preparing for its eighth season! VYO includes a full orchestra selected by audition for students who will be in grades eight through twelve in the 2018 – 2019 school year. This group is a full orchestra made up of strings including harp and piano plus traditional orchestral woodwinds, brass and percussion.  All rehearsals and concerts are held on Sunday afternoons in Georgetown, Texas.

Concert dates are:

September 23, 2018          November 11, 2018

March 3, 2019             May 5, 2019

         Auditions will be held during the course of the first concert cycle and adjusted periodically throughout the season. Student experience and maturity on their instrument will be a primary factor with concern for a balanced instrumentation the biggest goal.  As mentioned above:  Auditions will determine placement within the Orchestra.  Auditions will consist of:   Four, 2-Octave scales (Minor or Major)  One -Two minutes of a Solo demonstrating your current ability.   Please record and send your audition via email to  VivaceYouthOrchestra@gmail.com OR email and request a live audition.   Auditions need to be completed by Thursday, August 23rd.

 VYO does not assign a specific tryout piece for any instrument auditions.

Tuition for the 2017-2018 Season is $250.  Additional family members are $220.  Students and parents are expected to stay current with tuition payments on the following schedule:  A $20 fee to participate in the open rehearsals must be paid on August 26. 2018.   Upon acceptance of student membership, a minimum $150 non refundable tuition deposit must be made by September 16, 2018.  The remaining balance of $100 must be paid in full before the second concert on November 11, 2018.  Students that leave membership in VYO for any reason will not be eligible for a refund of any portion of the tuition or fees.  Tuition scholarships are available to deserving students.

 Interested? Ask your director for an audition packet!

Or download an audition packet – VYO 18-19 Audition Application

and photo permission – VYO Photo Permission

Scholarships are available to deserving students – VYO Scholarship Application