Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony Auditions 2017

Thank you for signing up to audition for the Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony (JHS)! To audition for JHS, students must be members of their school music program and in grades 6-10. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, January 31 and Wednesday, February 1 at Crescent Valley High School in room B2, between 5-9pm. Audition slots will be 6-minutes long. Students will be required to play a 2-octave scale and a short (1-2 minute) excerpt of his/her choice from solo repertoire.

The last day to sign up for an audition day/time is January 29, 2017.

After you submit the following audition form, we will contact you by January 29 with your specific audition day and time. We will do our best to schedule your audition during your requested time/day; if we are unable to honor your audition-time request, we will contact you. Audition results will be published by the second week of February.

Student Name

Home Phone

Street Address

City

Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2016-2017 school year)

Grade (in 2016-2017 school year)

Parent/Guardian Name

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Instrument

Years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about WVJHS

School band/orchestra

Check all 30-min time-blocks you're available

Jan 31 5:005:306:006:307:007:308:008:30

Feb 1 5:005:306:006:307:007:308:008:30

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2017 Cabaret 🌟 Screen Gems ⭐️⭐️✨

Please join us for our annual fundraising event! The annual CYSA Classical Cabaret is Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Corvallis High School. This family-friendly event will feature a pops concert of Hollywood hits and videogame music favorites, presented by the Corvallis Youth Symphony in the CHS Theater from 7:30 to 8:45 pm. After the concert (from 9:00 to 11:00 pm), head to the CHS Atrium, which will be transformed into a New Orleans-style jazz club with a swing dance hosted by Portland hot jazz sensation, the Shanghai Woolies. We guarantee you’ll be out of your seats and on the dance floor! Contributions to CYSA will be matched.

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Tickets are available through this page (see below). You may self-print tickets once you purchase them.

The ticket prices and fees are as follows:

  • Pops Concert + Dance
    • Adults (high school and older): $20 (+ $2 fee)
    • K-8th grade (supervised by an adult): $12 (+ $1 fee)
  • Dance Only (no concert): $15 (+ $1 fee)

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Tickets to the Cabaret CONCERT are now sold out. Tickets to the Cabaret DANCE party are NOT sold out. Please purchase DANCE tickets below or at the door.

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Elementary Strings Registration 2016 – Registración Orquesta Primaria 2016

To register for Elementary Strings (ES) for 2016-2017, a parent or guardian should fill out the following registration form and submit it. Also, provide the payment information, below. Para inscribir a la Orquesta Primaria (Elementary Strings) del año académico 2016-2017, el padre o guardián debe de completar el formulario siguiente y enviarlo via web o a la oficina Corvallis Youth Symphony Association. Además, favor incluir información de pago.
CYSA quiere que cada estudiante participe en la orquesta, independiente de su habilidad de pagar. Favor llame a la oficina CYSA y hable con el director de orquesta para más información.

Student Contact Information - Información de Contacto (estudiante)

Student First Name - Primer Nombre de Estudiante

Student Last Name - Apellido de Estudiante

Home Phone - Número de Teléfono

Address - Dirección Postal

City - Ciudad

Zip Code - Código Postal

School (in 2016-2017 school year) - Escuela (año 2016-2017)

Grade (in 2016-2017 school year) - Grado

Class Room Teacher Name - Nombre de Maestro/Maestra

Parent/Guardian Contact Information - Información de Contacto (padre/guardián)

Parent/Guardian First Name - Primer Nombre

Parent/Guardian Last Name - Apellido

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone - Número de Teléfono

Parent/Guardian Email Address - Correo Electrónico

Second Parent/Guardian First Name - Primer Nombre (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Second Parent/Guardian Last Name - Apellido (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone - Número de Teléfono (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Second Parent/Guardian Email Address - Correo Electrónico (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Emergency Contact Information - Información de Contacto Emergente

Emergency Contact - Nombre

Relationship of Emergency Contact - Relación al Estudiante

Emergency phone number - Número de Teléfono

Elementary Strings Class Information - Preferencias de Orquesta

Level - Nivel
Level 1Level 2Level 2 Advanced

Preferred ES Class Location (Elementary School) - Primaria/Ubicación Preferida

Instrument - Instrumento Preferido

Additional Student Information - Información Adicional

Please provide information about such things as food allergies, learning styles, sensory/motor processing or visual/hearing impairments. Favor incluir información acerca de alergias, modos de aprendizaje, o discapacidad sensorial, motor, visual, o auditiva (éste no pesa en contra de la aplicación).

Photo Release - Permiso de Foto

Permission is granted for my child to appear in ES publicity photos and/or videos. Doy permiso de que mi niño/a aparezca en fotos/videos de publicidad CYSA.

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Commitment Policy - Acuerdo de Compromiso

ES requires a 3-month commitment from each student. Afterwards, if a family wishes to withdraw from ES, a parent or guardian may contact CYSA by email or phone. One month’s notice is required at time of withdrawal. La Orquesta Primaria pide compromiso de 3 meses para cada estudiante. Después si la familia prefiere retirar del programa, el padre/guardián puede contactar a CYSA por teléfono o correo electrónico. Preaviso de un mes requerido al momento de retiro.

I understand and agree to the above commitment policy and payment requirements. - Yo entiendo y estoy de acuerdo con el Acuerdo de Compromiso y los requisitos de pago

Behavioral Expectation Policy - Acuerdo de Expectativo Comportamiento

I understand and agree to the ES Behavior Expectations - Estoy de acuerdo con el Acuerdo de Expectativo Comportamiento. The policy is shown here - accesible por el sitio Web o en la oficina CYSA.

Additional message if any - Información Adicional (opcional)

Electronic Authorization - Firma/Autorización Electrónica

Please certify that you are a parent or legal guardian of the student being registered by typing your name in the box below. Favor certifique que usted es padre o guardián legal del estudiante registrado, por entrar su nombre aquí.

If you are a human, please enter this code below - Para verificar que usted es human, favor entra el código siguiente: captcha

Please click “Submit Registration Info” above to make sure that the registration is completed before continuing below to make a payment.Favor hagan clic en el botón “Submit Registration Info” antes de completar la sección de pago para verificar que el registro esté completo.

Payment – Pago

CYSA prefers direct payment by Paypal, VISA or MasterCard, using the PayPal link at the bottom of the page. CYSA also accepts checks, charge authorization/information, and cash. CYSA prefiere pago directo por Paypal, VISA o MasterCard usando el link abajo. CYSA también acepta cheque y efectivo.

Please make checks payable to CYSA. If mailing, send check or charge information to: Favor haga cheques pagable a CYSA, y mándelos al:
Elementary Strings
Corvallis Youth Symphony Association
PO Box 857
Corvallis, OR 97339

Please choose one of the following payment plans:
  • Option 1: One payment of $420 including $35 Registration/Book fee.
  • Option 2: Initial payment of $91 (Includes $35 Registration/Book Fee) followed by seven monthly payments of $56. Please complete and mail in the Monthly Payment Authorization form. [Option 2 is more expensive to cover transaction costs.]
Favor elige uno de las planes siguientes:
  • Opción 1: Pago completo de $420 incluyendo $35 cuota de registro.
  • Opción 2: Pago inicial de $91 (incluye cuota de registro) seguido por 7 pagos mensuales de $56. Favor de completar y mandar por correo el formulario de autorización pago mensual. (Opción 2 es más costosa para cubrir costos de transacción.)
CYSA wants all students to participate in Elementary Strings regardless of financial considerations. Please contact the CYSA Orchestra Manager through the CYSA office for information. Otra vez, CYSA quiere que cada estudiante participe en la orquesta, independiente de su habilidad de pagar. Favor llame a la oficina CYSA y hable con el director de orquesta para más información.

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CYS Registration 2016

CYS Auditions 2016

CYS new member auditions will be held in the evening of August 25th beginning at 6pm. Students who wish to audition should attend the first day of CYS summer camp from 3:30 to 6pm. Music will be provided at camp. Audition results will be available that evening. Students should plan to be available for camp on Friday and Saturday if their audition is successful and can register and pay then. Recruiting for all strings, clarinet, and percussion only. Other instrument seats were filled for 2016-2017 during June auditions. CYS accepts members who will be in grades 9 – 12 this fall. Members must be enrolled in their school’s band or orchestra program if there is one. Returning CYS musicians don’t need to re-audition.

Audition Requirements

  • Strings
    • Prepare contrasting sections (lyrical/technical) from a solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
    • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at quarter note = 60, two notes per bow, ascending and descending, with arpeggios.
  • Winds
    • Prepare contrasting sections (lyrical/technical) from a solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
    • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at quarter note = 60, slurred, ascending and descending, with arpeggios.
  • Percussion
    • Prepare contrasting sections from a marimba or xylophone solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
    • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at different tempi (quarter = 60 to 120).
    • You will be asked to perform standard snare drum rudiments, or you can substitute a short excerpt from a standard snare drum solo.
    • You may be asked to demonstrate tuning and basic bow strokes on timpani.

Audition Appointment

To set an audition time, use the following form. Your parent or guardian should accompany you to your audition.

Student Name

Home Phone

Street Address

City

Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2016-2017 school year)

Grade (in 2016-2017 school year)

Parent/Guardian Name

Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian Name (Optional)

Second Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Student Email Address

Instrument

Years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about CYS

School band/orchestra

Private Teacher

Preferred audition time and additional message if any

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2016 Cabaret – Romance and Dance

Please join us for our annual fundraising and fun-raising event! The annual CYSA Classical Cabaret is Saturday February 13, 2016, at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the OSU Campus. The first part of the evening (6:30-8:15pm) features elegant three-course desserts with local wine pairings (non-alcoholic beverage option available) in the ballroom. The second half of the evening (8:30-11:30pm) features the talented Corvallis Youth Symphony and a thrilling concert by the Shanghai Woolies, a hot jazz band from Portland founded by members of local sensation Pink Martini — We guarantee you’ll be out of your seats and on the dance floor! Enjoy our eclectic dessert buffet and bar, socialize, and shimmy the night away as the music transports you from the old classics of love to the Roaring 20s and beyond!

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Tickets are available through this page (see below). You may self-print tickets once you purchase them. Cabaret-only tickets may be available at the door. Call 541-766-4903 for more information.

  • Elegant Dessert with wine & Cabaret ticket (6:30-11:30pm) = $65 (everyone, not only adults) Gluten-free ticket available.
  • Cabaret Adult ticket (8:30-11:30pm) = $35
  • Cabaret Student (middle school, high school, and college) ticket (8:30-11:30pm) = $20

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Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony Auditions 2016

The Corvallis Youth Symphony Association (CYSA) invites you to audition for the opportunity to play in the Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony (JHS) during its 2016 season. JHS is a full symphony orchestra for intermediate wind, string, and percussion players in grades 6 through 10. Being part of JHS will give you an exciting opportunity to rehearse and perform symphonic music with other dedicated music students.

Auditions will be held on the following dates:

  • Monday January 11th (2:45-5pm) at North Albany Middle School
  • Tuesday January 12th (5-8pm) at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis
  • Thursday January 14th (5-7pm) at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis

The first of 10 weekly rehearsals will be Tuesday February 9th at Crescent Valley High School from 7:00 to 8:30pm, with a retreat (where professional music teachers coach individual sections of the orchestra) from 9am-12noon on Saturday April 2nd. Some rehearsals will be held at North Albany Middle School. The season will culminate in a concert with CYS on Sunday April 24th at 3pm at LaSells Stewart Center.

Andy Nelson returns as conductor of JHS for his 9th season. Mr. Nelson is the band director at North Albany Middle School and brings enthusiasm and experience to this role. Bryce Caster, former CYS member and U of O music performance graduate, will assist Mr. Nelson with the string sections.

Your parent or guardian must accompany you to your audition. You will be asked to play a 2-octave scale and a short (two to three minute) excerpt of your choice from solo repertoire.

You must be a member of your school’s band or orchestra program to be a member of JHS.

JHS tuition for the 10-week season is $195. Scholarships are available for significant financial need.

Please use the following form to register and set an audition time.

Student Name

Home Phone

Street Address

City

Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2016-2017 school year)

Grade (in 2016-2017 school year)

Parent/Guardian Name

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Instrument

Years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about WVJHS

School band/orchestra

Check all 30-min time-blocks you're available

Jan 31 5:005:306:006:307:007:308:008:30

Feb 1 5:005:306:006:307:007:308:008:30

Please indicate any other audition time constraints/requests/questions here

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Elementary Strings Registration 2015

To register for Elementary Strings (ES) for 2015-2016, please fill out the following form and submit it. Also, see the payment information below.

Registration Form

Student Contact Information - Información de Contacto (estudiante)

Student First Name - Primer Nombre de Estudiante

Student Last Name - Apellido de Estudiante

Home Phone - Número de Teléfono

Address - Dirección Postal

City - Ciudad

Zip Code - Código Postal

School (in 2016-2017 school year) - Escuela (año 2016-2017)

Grade (in 2016-2017 school year) - Grado

Class Room Teacher Name - Nombre de Maestro/Maestra

Parent/Guardian Contact Information - Información de Contacto (padre/guardián)

Parent/Guardian First Name - Primer Nombre

Parent/Guardian Last Name - Apellido

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone - Número de Teléfono

Parent/Guardian Email Address - Correo Electrónico

Second Parent/Guardian First Name - Primer Nombre (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Second Parent/Guardian Last Name - Apellido (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone - Número de Teléfono (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Second Parent/Guardian Email Address - Correo Electrónico (segundo padre/guardián, opcional)

Emergency Contact Information - Información de Contacto Emergente

Emergency Contact - Nombre

Relationship of Emergency Contact - Relación al Estudiante

Emergency phone number - Número de Teléfono

Elementary Strings Class Information - Preferencias de Orquesta

Level - Nivel
Level 1Level 2Level 2 Advanced

Preferred ES Class Location (Elementary School) - Primaria/Ubicación Preferida

Instrument - Instrumento Preferido

Additional Student Information - Información Adicional

Please provide information about such things as food allergies, learning styles, sensory/motor processing or visual/hearing impairments. Favor incluir información acerca de alergias, modos de aprendizaje, o discapacidad sensorial, motor, visual, o auditiva (éste no pesa en contra de la aplicación).

Photo Release - Permiso de Foto

Permission is granted for my child to appear in ES publicity photos and/or videos. Doy permiso de que mi niño/a aparezca en fotos/videos de publicidad CYSA.

YesNo

Commitment Policy - Acuerdo de Compromiso

ES requires a 3-month commitment from each student. Afterwards, if a family wishes to withdraw from ES, a parent or guardian may contact CYSA by email or phone. One month’s notice is required at time of withdrawal. La Orquesta Primaria pide compromiso de 3 meses para cada estudiante. Después si la familia prefiere retirar del programa, el padre/guardián puede contactar a CYSA por teléfono o correo electrónico. Preaviso de un mes requerido al momento de retiro.

I understand and agree to the above commitment policy and payment requirements. - Yo entiendo y estoy de acuerdo con el Acuerdo de Compromiso y los requisitos de pago

Behavioral Expectation Policy - Acuerdo de Expectativo Comportamiento

I understand and agree to the ES Behavior Expectations - Estoy de acuerdo con el Acuerdo de Expectativo Comportamiento. The policy is shown here - accesible por el sitio Web o en la oficina CYSA.

Additional message if any - Información Adicional (opcional)

Electronic Authorization - Firma/Autorización Electrónica

Please certify that you are a parent or legal guardian of the student being registered by typing your name in the box below. Favor certifique que usted es padre o guardián legal del estudiante registrado, por entrar su nombre aquí.

If you are a human, please enter this code below - Para verificar que usted es human, favor entra el código siguiente: captcha

Please click “Send” above to make sure that the registration is completed before continuing below to make a payment.

Payment Plans

We accept Paypal, VISA and MasterCard, checks, and cash. Please make checks payable to CYSA. If mailing, send check or charge information to:

Elementary Strings
Corvallis Youth Symphony Association
PO Box 857
Corvallis, OR 97339
For Paypal, please use the form at the bottom of this page.

Please choose one of the following options; a $15 registration fee is in addition to selected payment plan.

  • Option 1: One payment of $365 due 10/10/2015, including $15 registration fee.
  • Option 2: 8 monthly payments of $50.00 each. First payment due 10/10/2015, for a total of $65 including registration fee. Seven payments (Nov-May on the 5th of the month) of $50 each by electronic fund transfer. Please complete Monthly Payment Authorization Form.

We want all students to participate in Elementary Strings regardless of financial considerations. Please contact the CYSA Orchestra Manager (elementarystrings at gmail dot com or 541 – 766 – 4903) for information.

To insure that all students can participate in this enrichment activity, we welcome tax-deductible donations from our Elementary Strings families. The Corvallis Youth Symphony Association is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization. Please see Donate page for more information.

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CYS Summer Camp Registration 2015

CYS Auditions 2015

CYS audition dates for new musicians in 2015-2016 season are as follows:

  • Monday, May 18th, 3:30 to 7pm
  • Thursday, May 21st, 3 to 6pm
All auditions will be held at CVHS. Students must be a member of his/her school band or orchestra program if there is one. 9th through 12th graders only. Returning CYS musicians don’t need to re-audition.

Audition Requirements

  • Strings
    • Prepare contrasting sections (lyrical/technical) from a solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
    • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at quarter note = 60, two notes per bow, ascending and descending, with arpeggios.
  • Winds
    • Prepare contrasting sections (lyrical/technical) from a solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
    • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at quarter note = 60, slurred, ascending and descending, with arpeggios.
  • Percussion
    • Prepare contrasting sections from a marimba or xylophone solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
    • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at different tempi (quarter = 60 to 120).
    • You will be asked to perform standard snare drum rudiments, or you can substitute a short excerpt from a standard snare drum solo.
    • You may be asked to demonstrate tuning and basic bow strokes on timpani.

Audition Appointment

To set an audition time, use the following form to send an email to CYS Coordinator, Doerte Stark. Your parent or guardian should accompany you to your audition.

Student Name

Home Phone

Street Address

City

Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2016-2017 school year)

Grade (in 2016-2017 school year)

Parent/Guardian Name

Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian Name (Optional)

Second Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Student Email Address

Instrument

Years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about CYS

School band/orchestra

Private Teacher

Preferred audition time and additional message if any

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