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Concert violin players

HEART Youth Symphony Details

Everything you need to know in one place.

Audition Requirements

Auditions will be conducted by video submission.

Applications, including video link, are due June 5, 2024.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the beginning of July.

Instructions for the video submission: 

*Please make sure that the applicant's full head, torso and instrument are in the frame.

Create an unlisted YouTube video containing:

1) Major scales for middle school All State Band and Orchestra auditions 


Violin - G and A major - at least 2 octaves

Viola and Cello - C and D major - at least 2 octaves

Double Bass - F and G major 2 octaves 

Woodwinds and brass:

Concert F, Bb, Eb, Ab

Full range chromatic scale


Concert F, Bb, Eb, Ab on mallet instrument of choice

2) A 2-3 min solo of the student's choosing

Please do not play portions of band or orchestra music. If you need help finding a solo, please ask your private teacher or your school band/orchestra director.

**Percussion may choose two shorter solos and must include two different instruments (mallets and timpani, snare and timpani, mallets and snare, timpani and snare).


Annual dues are $400 per student.

Payment portal coming soon.

Information about payment plans and financial assistance will be available to participants after the audition process has been completed.

Mandatory Parent Meeting
Sunday, August 25th, 2024


Location for all rehearsals:

Clarke Central High School

(to be confirmed)

Orchestra Room

350 S Milledge Ave.

Athens, GA 30605


Sunday, November 17th, 2024

Sunday, May 4th, 2025


Every Sunday 2-4pm

beginning September 8, 2024

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