Auditions for the 2019-2020 season of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion will take place by appointment during the following dates:
April 15 – 17, 2019
May 24 – 27, 2019
Qualifications: candidates must be taking private lessons on their instrument. Prospective players should have achieved a minimum standard of Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 8.
· solo piece (accompaniment not required)
· orchestral excerpts (selected passages only), available from the GVYO office
· for string players: specified scales are included in the excerpts, to be played as written.
· an audition fee of $20 (first time applicants only)
Audition Packages are available by email; contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 250-360-1121. We also have an informative website at www.gvyo.org.
Regular rehearsals of the GVYO take place from September through April on Saturday mornings 9:15 am – 12:15 pm in the Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road.
We encourage your students to attend the GVYO Season Finale at the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium on April 14, 2019 Sunday at 2:30 pm. (Student Group rates are available – email or phone for details by Tuesday, April 2) See www.gvyo.org for concert information.
We also invite you and your students to attend our Open Rehearsal Saturday morning, April 6 at the Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road, 9:15 am – 12:15 pm. Meet the GVYO players and music director, and ask any questions as you join the orchestra for snacks at the rehearsal break.