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Summer Young Artists Orchestra


Dates: Monday, June 10-Friday, June 14
Director: Craig Madole

This summer orchestra experience will include rehearsals, master classes, section rehearsals and a final concert featuring all participants. Faculty will include Blair professors and Nashville Symphony Orchestra members. The SYAO is open by audition to students in grades 6-12.

Email director Craig Madole for more information.

How to apply

1. Complete the online application.

2. Audition repertoire is a prepared solo (1-2 pages) of your choice, and a 2-3 octave major scale of your choice. You may email your audition recording directly to: Craig Madole; or you may post your recording to YouTube with a numerical code and email the code to Mr. Madole; or you may send your recording to him via a Dropbox link.

3. Musicians who are accepted into the SYAO must register via our online registration portal by May 10.

The priority deadline for SYAO admission is May 6. You may apply after this date, but SRO positions may be filled by the priority deadline.