NYO New Youth Orchestra, San Diego

Wind Ensemble Auditions

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August Auditions
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Save $250. Deadline for payment August 20, 2017

NYO New Youth Orchestra - San Diego Youth Orchestra 
2017-2018 Season Auditions
 

August Auditions for New Members August 5, 6, 19, 20, 2017

*New Members Tuition is non refundable.



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Bello
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for Exceptional Performers

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NYO
San Diego Select Wind Ensemble

Conducted by
John Ramirez
& Assistant Conducted by Miguel Ramirez

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NYO San Diego Select Wind Ensemble for Advanced Level Performers (Audition requirements)
Conducted by John Ramirez
& Assistant Conducted by Miguel Ramirez

Scales:
All major and harmonic minor scales, 2-3 octaves, eighth notes at quarter=120 bpm minimum

Sightreading:
Provided at audition


Prepared Solo:
Winds- Demonstrate advanced competency through performance of a prepared piece/excerpt (2-3minutes) incorporating a variety of styles, mixed meters, articulations, and full range.


Percussion
Demonstrate advanced competency on primary instrument (snare, timpani or mallets) through performance of a prepared piece/excerpt (2 minutes) and competence on 2 secondary instruments (snare, timpani or mallets)
through performance of a short étude/study on each.


Online Application

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Crescente
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for Intermediate Performers


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NYO Concert Band 

Conducted by
John Ramirez
& Assistant Conducted by Miguel Ramirez

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NYO Concert Band 
for Intermediate Level Performers (Audition requirements)
Conducted by John Ramirez
& Assistant Conducted by Miguel Ramirez

This ensemble is designed to meet the needs of the the experienced intermediate to advanced player. Recommended years of study/experience is 2-4 years. At least 2-3 years of experience playing in band.

Students will be expected to have prepared scales and a 3 minute solo that demonstrates abilities both technical and musical. A music excerpt for sight-reading will also be given at audition.
*Prepared material must be memorized if auditioning for a principal position.

All major scales and natural or harmonic minor scales up to 3 flats and 3 sharps. Minimum tempo: 120bpm in eighth notes.
Chromatic scale demonstrating the full range of your instrument.
Sight-reading (to be provided at audition)


Online Application




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