Audition Info

Audition Dates

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Vivace Youth Orchestra please join us at the first rehearsal on:

Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 2 to 4:30 PM – Georgetown HS

 

The Vivace Youth Orchestra is preparing for its seventh season! VYO includes a full orchestra selected by audition for students who will be in grades eight through twelve in the 2017 – 2018 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 24, 2017          November 26, 2017

February 25, 2018          April 29, 2018

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. Audition materials can include – Prepared music of student choice that exhibits the student performing at the highest levels in both technical and lyrical playing. This could be a technical/lyrical etude, solo or orchestral excerpt(s). VYO does not assign a specific tryout piece for any instrument auditions.

Tuition for the 2017-2018 Season is $240.  Additional family members are $210.  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 27. 2017.  This fee will be rolled into your full year tuition. Upon acceptance of student membership, a minimum $100 non refundable tuition deposit must be made by September 17, 2017.  The remaining balance of $140 must be paid in full before the second concert on November 26, 2017.  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 17-18 Audition Application

 and photo permission – VYO Photo Permission

Scholarships are available to deserving students – VYO Scholarship Application 17-18

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