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Nashville Youth Orchestra Program Auditions

Curb Youth Symphony

Nashville Repertory Orchestra

Audition dates for 20-21 are August 15 and 22

Email Curb Youth Symphony to schedule an audition. Please include the following information in your email: your full name, grade level, home phone number, cell phone number, instrument, years of instrumental study, and which orchestra you are auditioning for. For more information, please email Cassandra Brosvik.

Audition requirements for strings, woodwinds, brass and harp

  • A prepared solo
  • Major scales (Up to three flats or three sharps — C, G, D, A, F, B flat, E flat, with strings playing at least two octaves. Students auditioning for First Violin should play three octaves.)
  • Sight-reading

Audition requirements for percussion

You may choose to audition on snare drum, snare drum and timpani, or snare drum, timpani and marimba/xylophone.

Snare Drum
  • A prepared solo or etude
  • Sight-reading
Timpani
  • A prepared solo or etude
  • Sight-reading
Marimba/Xylophone
  • A prepared solo or etude
  • Sight-reading

Youth Strings Orchestras (three sections)

Audition dates for 2020-21 are 5-8 p..m. August 18 and August 25, and 6-8 p.m. August 20 and August 22

To schedule an audition, call 615-746-5212.

Audition requirements

  • A prepared solo
  • Scales (Two octaves — C, G, D, A, F, B flat, E flat)
  • Sight reading

Reading Orchestra

Audition dates for 2020-21 are 5-8 p.m. August 18 and August 25, and 6-8 p.m. August 20 and August 22

To schedule an audition, call 615-746-5212.

Audition requirements

  • A prepared solo
  • Scales (One octave — C, G, D, A, F, B flat, E flat)
  • Sight reading

Beginning Reading Orchestra

Audition dates for 2020-21 are 5-8 p.m. August 18 and August 25, and 6-8 p.m. August 20 and August 22

To schedule an audition, call 615-746-5212.

Audition requirements

  • A prepared solo
  • Scales (One octave — C, G, D, A)
  • Sight reading