About Western Piedmont Youth Symphony
The Western Piedmont Youth Symphony has been instrumental in the lives of many young musicians throughout the years. A great number have made music their career.
The WPYS, conducted by Maestro Joby Brunjes performs two concerts a year. Auditions are required. The Youth Symphony practices on Monday evenings from 5-6:30 pm during concert season. For more information, contact [email protected]
AUDITIONS FOR YOUTH SYMPHONY SPRING SEASON 2018!
Due to forecast of inclement weather, remaining Western Piedmont Youth Symphony auditions (Monday, Jan. 8th) for its 2018 spring season have been rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 22nd from 3:30 until 4:50 pm by appointment only.
The first rehearsal (Monday, Jan. 8th) has also been rescheduled to Jan. 22nd from 5-6:30 pm.
Please email Autumn at [email protected] if you are unable to keep the same audition time on the 22nd or if you have any other questions.
WPYS Candidates should prepare the following for audition:
• 2 Major Scales in 2 or more octaves
• 1 minor scale (any of the 3 forms is acceptable) in 2 or more octaves
• One prepared solo piece or etude
• Each musician will also be given a short passage of sight-reading
Western Piedmont Youth Symphony Schedule
Rehearsal and Concert Schedule 2017-2018 Season
*All rehearsals will be held in the Keiser Room from 5 – 6:30 pm unless noted otherwise.
11/06 (5-7pm), Location TBD, possibly Drendel Auditorium
11/13 (5-7pm), Drendel Auditorium
11/20 (5-7pm), Drendel Auditorium
11/27 (5-6pm) Dress Rehearsal, 7pm Concert, Drendel Auditorium
01/08: Rehearsal Canceled
01/15: MLK Day - No Rehearsal
03/12: Rehearsal Canceled
03/26: 5-7pm in Drendel Auditorium
04/02 Easter Holiday – No Rehearsal
4/09: 5-7pm in Drendel Auditorium
4/16: 5-6pm Dress Rehearsal, 7pm Concert