AUDITION FOR FYSO...

FYSO 2020-21 SEASON AUDITIONS ARE NOW OPEN!! 

Auditions are open to young musicians from ages 7 to 20; younger, talented players will be considered with recommendation from their private instructor. Entrance auditions for 2019-2020 Year are open for all instruments.

 

Audition location: First United Methodist Church
2950 Washington Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539

Auditions for the 2019-20 season will take place in April and May. FYSO Staff Member will contact you with an audition time via email. A non-refundable audition fee $25.00 is due when submitting an audition request. For more information call 510-936-0570 or EMAIL.

You may pay your non-refundable audition fee through PayPal:

 
 
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Audition Requirements

Audition duration is 8-10 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier to warm-up before the audition.

For Strings, Woodwinds, & Brass:
Bravi (Beginning/Intermediate Ensemble)

  • Prospective members should have minimum 1 year ongoing weekly lessons (or with teacher’s referral),

  • One prepared solo piece or etude,

  • One major scale of your choice, in as many octaves as possible.

Virtuosi (Advanced Ensemble)

  • Prospective members should have minimum 2 years ongoing weekly lessons,

  • One prepared solo piece in contrasting style and tempo showing your abilities and musicianship,

  • Two major scale of your choice, in as many octaves as possible,

  • Sight-reading is required for all instruments.

Percussion (both Bravi & Virtuosi ensembles)

  • Prospective members should have minimum 1 years ongoing weekly lessons,

  • One prepared piece or study to demonstrate your appropriate performance skills on snare drum and mallets,

  • Sight-reading is required.