Mid-Columbia Youth Symphony and Cadet Strings Auditions

Fall Auditions for the 21-22 Season have started! 

Auditions are currently running from September 19th – 25th

The first rehearsal has been postponed to October 14th

Tuition for the Fall Session is $90

AUDITIONS ARE STILL OPEN. However, there will be no prorating for late applicants.

The Electronic Application is currently undergoing changes

A printable application may be found here: MCYO Auditions Form

After filling out the application, schedule an audition time with Adrienne at shields@midcolumbiasymphony.org


VIDEO AUDITION FOR WINTER

Email videos (solo and scales) to shieldsa@midcolumbiasymphony.org

Youth Symphony Audition Information

Be prepared to:

  1. Play a solo of your choosing, no more than 2 minutes.
  2. Play 3-4 two octave major scales to be chosen at the audition (Strings: up to 5 sharps and 3 flats/Winds and Brass: up to 5 flats and 3 sharps)
  3. Play a short sight reading excerpt (Will be done when we can meet in person again)

Fall Video Audition:

  1. Play a solo of your choosing, no more than 2 minutes.
  2. Play 3 two-octave major scales (Strings: play at least 1 scale with a minimum of 3 flats –  Woodwinds & Brass: play at least 1 scale with a minimum of 3 sharps)

Cadet Strings Audition Information

Be prepared to:

  1. Play a solo of your choosing, no more than 2 minutes.
  2. Play 2-3 two octave major scales to be chosen at the audition (up to 4 sharps).
  3. Play a short sight reading excerpt (Will be done when we can meet in person again)

Winter Video Audition:

  1. Play a solo of your choosing, no more than 1 minutes.
  2. Play 3 on-octave major scales of your choosing.

Audition Music Excerpts (Youth Symphony only)

Strings

Bass
Cello
Viola
Violin I
Violin II

Brass

Horn
Trombone
Trumpet

Woodwinds

Bassoon
Flute
Oboe

Piano/Harp

Piano

Harp