Greater Westchester Youth Orchestras Association – Open Auditions!

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The Greater Westchester Youth Orchestras Association (GWYOA) announces open auditions for the 2012/2013 season of:   Westchester Youth Symphony.

For string players entering grades 10-12 in September 2012.  For brass, wind and percussion players entering grades 9-12 in September 2012.   Westchester Junior Strings Orchestra For string players entering grades 7-9 in September 2012.   Westchester Elementary Strings Orchestra For string players entering grades 4-6 in September 2012.

Two audition dates:

Saturday, April 28th – (8:30 AM – 1 PM) – For new players interested in joining the Youth Symphony or Junior Strings orchestras.
(1 PM – 5 PM) – For new players interested in joining the Elementary Strings orchestra.

Monday, April 30th – (6 PM – 9 PM) – For current members of Elementary and Junior Strings who wish to move up to the next orchestra and new players interested in joining the Elementary Strings Orchestra ONLY.

Concerts at Westchester Community College and Avery Fisher Hall.   Audition location: Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, Academic Arts Building, Ground Floor.   No appointments.  Auditions will be conducted on a first come, first served basis.  Please come prepared to play scales you have mastered, as well as a polished piece that best demonstrates your present skill level.  You will also be asked to sight-read.

For more information, e-mail: info@gwyoa.org or check our website at: www.gwyoa.org.