Corvallis Youth Symphony Auditions 2019

Thank you for signing up to audition for the Corvallis Youth Symphony’s 2019-2020 season! To audition for CYS, students must be members of their school instrumental music program and in grades 9-12. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 13 at Crescent Valley High School in room B2, between 4:30-8:30pm. Audition slots will be 10-minutes long.

Audition Requirements:

Strings

  • Prepare contrasting sections (lyrical/technical) from a solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
  • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at quarter note = 60, two notes per bow, ascending and descending, with arpeggios.

Winds

  • Prepare contrasting sections (lyrical/technical) from a solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
  • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at quarter note = 60, slurred, ascending and descending, with arpeggios.

Percussion

  • Prepare contrasting sections from a marimba or xylophone solo in the standard repertoire. Please prepare no more than 2-3 minutes of each section.
  • Prepare a 2-octave (minimum) or 3-octave (preferred) major or minor scale of your choice. Please be prepared to play the scale at different tempi (quarter = 60 to 120).
  • You will be asked to perform standard snare drum rudiments, or you can substitute a short excerpt from a standard snare drum solo.
  • You may be asked to demonstrate tuning and basic bow strokes on timpani.

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Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2019-2020 school year)

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Parent/Guardian First Name

Parent/Guardian Last Name

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian First Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Last Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Second Parent/Guardian Email Address (Optional)

Student Email Address

Emergency Contact Name -- used for rehearsal emergency, other than parent, i.e. neighbor or family friend

Relationship of Emergency Contact

Emergency Phone

Instrument

The number of years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about CYS

School band/orchestra

Private Teacher

Mailing List Preference

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Check all 30-min time-blocks you're available

Wednesday, June 12 4:305:005:306:006:307:007:308:00

Thursday, June 13 4:305:005:306:006:307:007:308:00

Please indicate any other audition time constraints/requests/questions here

After you submit this audition form, we will contact you in early June with your specific audition day and time. We will do our best to schedule your audition during your requested time/day; if we are unable to honor your audition-time request, we will contact you.

Audition results will be emailed out by the end of June.

CYSA Summer Strings Academy 2019

July 22 to 26 @ Crescent Valley High School, Corvallis, OR

New this year: Two Academy options! Sinfonietta for 3rd-5th grade students and Philharmonia for 5th-8th grade students…scroll down to learn more!

Summer Strings Academy Philharmonia: 9am-noon, July 22-26

Intended for:

  • Violin, viola, cello, and bass students entering 5th-8th grade with 2+ years of playing experience (in Elementary Strings or elsewhere)

Taught by:

  • Elementary Strings teachers Annissa Olsen, Anne Ridlington, & Ella Jones
  • Guest fiddle/improv teacher, Miya Saito-Beckman 

Tuition of $190 includes:

  • Daily sectionals, orchestra rehearsal, and fiddle / improvisation class
  • Pizza party on Wednesday, July 24 (from noon-12:30) 
  • Summer Strings Academy T-Shirt
  • Final performance and cookie reception on Friday, July 26

 

Summer Strings Academy Sinfonietta:

1-3pm (July 22-25) ; 11am-noon (Friday, July 26)

Intended for:

  • Violin, viola, and cello students entering 3rd-5th grade with 1+ year of playing experience (in Elementary Strings or elsewhere)

Taught by:

  • Elementary Strings teachers Annissa Olsen, Anne Ridlington, & Ella Jones

Tuition of $130 includes:

  • Daily sectionals+technique bootcamp and orchestra rehearsal
  • Summer Strings Academy T-Shirt
  • Final performance and cookie reception on Friday, July 26 from 11am-noon 

Once registered, you will be emailed orchestra music and a complete Summer Strings Academy schedule in June! 

Payment:

After submitting the registration form at the bottom of this page, please make your payment either by check or PayPal button below. If paying by check, please make it payable to CYSA, and send it to the following address:

Corvallis Youth Symphony Association
PO Box 857
Corvallis, OR 97339

The following button can be used to pay the tuition with PayPal. A PayPal fee of $2.50 is added. Make sure to pay/register for the correct Academy (Sinfonietta or Philharmonia). 

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Emergency Contact Information - Información de Contacto Emergente

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JHS Registration 2019

Paying online through PayPal costs $250.

Parents may also pay by check/cash at the Feb. 19 Parent Meeting and receive a $10 discount ($240 total). 

To login, please use the PARENT email address you provided when signing up to audition. For first-time logins, please follow the instructions, and check your inbox and Spam folders for the confirmation email. 

Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony Auditions 2019

***General Auditions for JHS 2019 are CLOSED at this time. If you still want to be considered for an audition, please email CYSA Orchestra Manager (AnnissaOlsen@gmail.com). We will do our best to accommodate an audition time if we are able to!***

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony (JHS)! To audition for JHS, students must be members of their school music program and in grades 6-10. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 6 at Crescent Valley High School in room B2, between 5-9pm. Audition slots will be 6-minutes long. Students will be required to play a 2-octave scale and a short (1-2 minute) excerpt of their choice from solo repertoire.

After you submit the following audition form, we will contact you in mid to late January with your specific audition day and time. We will do our best to schedule your audition during your requested time/day; if we are unable to honor your audition-time request, we will contact you. Audition results will be emailed by Monday, February 11.

The first JHS Rehearsal will take place on Tuesday, February 19 from 7-8:30pm in room B2 at Crescent Valley High School. JHS rehearsals will continue for all Tuesdays up to the final JHS concert on Sunday, April 28 at the LaSells Stewart Center (2pm). For more information about JHS, including tuition info, please click here

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City

Zip Code (5 digits)

School (in 2018-2019 school year)

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Parent/Guardian First Name

Parent/Guardian Last Name

Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone

Second Parent/Guardian First Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Last Name (Optional)

Second Parent/Guardian Cell/Work Phone (Optional)

Parent/Guardian Email Address

Second Parent/Guardian Email Address (Optional)

Student Email Address

Emergency Contact Name -- used for rehearsal emergency, other than parent, i.e. neighbor or family friend

Relationship of Emergency Contact

Emergency Phone

Instrument

The number of years played

Invited by whom or where you learned about WVJHS

School band/orchestra you play in

Private Teacher

Mailing List Preference

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Tuesday, February 5 5:005:306:006:307:007:308:008:30

Wednesday, February 6 5:005:306:006:307:007:308:008:30

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