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.
Spring 2020 Audition Dates
Thursday, January 2, 2020
3:30 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 4, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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
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:
243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601
Those selected to the WPYS have the opportunity to rehearse weekly January-April under the direction of Maestro David Wortman and perform at the Spring concert. There is no cost to audition. Tuition is $65 per semester.
WPYS members are required to volunteer at one Western Piedmont Symphony concert per year, either at a Masterworks, performed by our professional orchestra or a Chamber Classics, with our resident string quartet.
Contact: [email protected]
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