Strings

STRING AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Entry level string players must be currently studying with a private teacher and have completed one year of private study.
  • All other string applicants must be currently studying with a private teacher and have completed a minimum of two years of private study
  • Choose a solo and prepare for your audition with your private teacher. Preparation and musical artistry are important.

Prepare:

  • 2 scales at any tempo representing current level of playing
  • Two contrasting solo works or etudes from student’s current or recently completed study. (Bring an extra copy of the music for the audition committee.)
  • Sight reading may be requested.
Placement in an ensemble is at the sole discretion of YOBC auditioners. Students do not audition for a specific ensemble. Guidelines for placement for our different ensembles are located under About YOBC/YOBC Curriculum.