Symphony Orchestra

MYSO spiveMembership in MYSO is selective and is determined by an audition process. The Symphony Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra, including strings, winds, brass, percussion, and harp. The repertoire performed by the Symphony Orchestra is specifically chosen by MYSO’s Music Director in order to challenge and broaden the scope of the performance experience for our musicians.

Rehearsal times for the MYSO Symphony Orchestra are TBD.

Audition Information

To qualify for an audition, each new and returning musician must meet the following criteria:

  • Must play one of the following instruments: Strings, Winds, Brass, Percussion, Harp or Piano
  • Must complete an audition application
  • Must submit a non-refundable $25.00 audition fee securely via PayPal

All prospective students must then complete the audition as described below, including the instrument specific excerpts listed on right side of this page:

Symphony

Strings:
Please prepare all major scales, 4 flats to 4 sharps, 2, 3 or 4 octaves.
Prepared solo of your choice, 2-3 minutes in length.
All Excerpts

Winds, Brass, Percussion:
Please prepare all major scales, 4 flats to 4 sharps 2, 3 or 4 octaves.
Chromatic scale demonstrating the range of the instruments.
Prepared solo of your choice, 2-3 minutes in length.
All Excerpts (transposition may be required)

*Please note that an audition for Symphony does not guarantee placement into Symphony