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WYO Audition Requirements

Audition requirements for WYO are outlined below. To schedule an audition time, please submit the 'New Member Audition Application Form' online and our Executive Director will contact you. For current WYO members, please submit the 'Placement Audition Request.' 

All auditions, both new members and current member placement auditons will be held on August 24, 2024. Location will be TBA soon. Please request a makeup with the Executive Director if this date does not work with your schedule.

WYO is currently accepting audition requests for the 2024-2025 season. 
If you have any questions, please email the "Executive Director"
under the "Contact Us" tab. 

Symphony:
Requirements:
Scales: Please prepare 2 scales of your choice spanning 3 octaves for strings, and 2 octaves for winds. We strongly encourage you to demonstrate your proficiency by choosing the most challenging scales. 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 Concert Band and Wind Ensemble:
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.
 
 

 

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