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 First Name

Student Last Name

Student Cell Phone

Home Phone

Street Address

City

Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2017-2018 school year)

Grade (in 2017-2018 school year)

Parent/Guardian First Name

Parent/Guardian Last Name

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian First Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Last Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Second Parent/Guardian Email Address (Optional)

Student Email Address

Emergency Contact Name -- used for Monday rehearsal emergency, other than parents, i.e., neighbor or family friend

Emergency Phone

Instrument

The number of years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about CYS

School band/orchestra

Private Teacher

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

Wednesday, June 14 4:305:005:306:006:307:007:30

Thursday, June 15 4:305:005:306:006:307:007:30

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

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