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Nashville Youth Orchestra Program Auditions

Curb Youth Symphony

Nashville Repertory Orchestra

Audition date for 2017-18 is Saturday, August 12

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 Craig Madole.

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)


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


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


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

Audition requirements

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