No audition is required. Membership in the String Orchestra is by recommendation of the student’s school orchestra director or private teacher (if no school program exists). It is preferred the student have a minimum of two years of training before joining. Recommendations can be sent to Youth Orchestra Coordinator, Greg Olson at GregOlson@TheOSO.com
Auditions are on two Saturdays in August this year, the 17th and 24th from Noon until 4 p.m. Perform two major scales and a chromatic scale of your choice, along with two short prepared pieces of your choosing. There will also be a brief sight-reading example. Your school music teacher or private teacher can help you find something that best shows off your abilities.
Contact Conductor Tom Stites at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your audition or to ask any questions.
Audition times are reserved in 10-minute slots.