WYO Audition Requirements

Audition requirements for Symphony and Strings are outlined below. To schedule an audition time, please submit the 'Audition Application Form' online and our Executive Director will contact you with the date and time. WYO will hold auditions for the 2020-2021 season in August. If you have any questions, please email the 'Executive Director' under the Contact Us tab. Junior Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will not be holding auditions in August but anyone who submits an application will be guaranteed a spot. 

Symphony:

Requirements:

Scales: Students are to prepare up to 3 flats and 3 sharps (major & minor) in 3 octaves for strings, and 2 octaves for winds. Scales must be memorized.

Prepared Solo Pieces: Students should prepare one 2-3 minute excerpt of their choice showing technical and musical abilities. The excerpts may include pieces from a standard concerto, sonata, etude, or other technical works. Memorization is not required.

 

 

No sightreading .

Strings Orchestras:

Requirements:

Scales: Students are to prepare 2 major scales of the student's choice (1,2, or 3 octaves).

 

Prepared Solo Pieces: Students should prepare one 3 minute solo piece of their choosing that best demonstrates their ability. Memorization is not required.

 

Audition Excerpt:  No excerpts required.

 

Sightreading: Students will be given a short sight-reading excerpt during the audition.

Junior Wind & Brass:

Requirements:

Scales: Students are to prepare  2 major scales of the student's choice (1,2, or 3 octaves).

 

Prepared Solo Pieces: Students should prepare one 3 minute solo piece of their choosing that best demonstrates their ability. Memorization is not required.

 

Sightreading: Students will be given a short sight-reading excerpt during the audition.