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Concert violin players

HEART Youth Symphony Details

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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 

Strings:

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

Percussion:

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).

Dues

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.

Schedule
Mandatory Parent Meeting
Sunday, August 25th, 2024

2-3pm

Location for all rehearsals:

Clarke Central High School

(to be confirmed)

Orchestra Room

350 S Milledge Ave.

Athens, GA 30605

Concerts:

Sunday, November 17th, 2024

Sunday, May 4th, 2025

Rehearsals:

Every Sunday 2-4pm

beginning September 8, 2024

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