Western Piedmont Youth Symphony
NOTE: Spring auditions are for new musicians only. Musicians that already auditioned and played with us in the fall DO NOT have to re-audition.
Western Piedmont Youth Symphony will hold auditions for its Spring 2019 season from 3:30 until 6:00 pm on Wednesday, January 2nd and Thursday, January 3rd. All auditions are by appointment only. Auditions will be held in the Western Piedmont Symphony rehearsal hall in the Performing Arts Wing of the Arts & Science Center on the SALT Block at 243 Third Avenue NE Hickory 28601.
WPYS Candidates should prepare the following for audition:
- 3 Scales in 2 or more octaves
- One prepared solo piece or etude
- Each musician will also be given a short passage of sight-reading
Those selected to the WPYS have the opportunity to rehearse weekly January-April under the direction of Maestro David Wortman and perform in the Spring concert. Rehearsal times are 5-6:30 pm unless noted otherwise.
1/21 MLK Jr. Day, No Rehearsal
4/1 5-7 pm Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal
4/8 5-7 pm Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal
4/15 5-6 pm Dress Rehearsal, 7 pm Concert
WPYS members are required to volunteer at a Masterworks Concert, performed by our professional orchestra or Chamber Classics Concert with our resident string quartet.
Shades of Red, February 2nd at 7:30, PE Monroe
Enigma, March 2nd at 7:30, PE Monroe
Chamber Classics Schedule:
Inside-Out/side-in, January 19th at 7:30, Drendel
Meditations, February 16th at 7:30, Drendel
Details: [email protected]
WPS Rehearsal Hall
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