Youth Symphony and Debut Strings
2022 - 2023 Auditions
Youth Symphony and Debut Strings auditions will be taking place September 8 - 10, 2022 at the Community Rehearsal Room of the Western Piedmont Symphony:
243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601
If you are interested in auditioning for either group, please click the link below to sign up for an audition slot.
Specific audition requirements are listed further below by group and instrument. Please use this to prepare for your audition.
You can also download information packets for both groups with this season's schedule, tuition info, and more general information.
Debut Strings Try-Out Information
Youth Symphony Audition Information
Info & Forms
Online Tuition Payment
Support the Youth Orchestras Program
About Youth Symphony
The Western Piedmont Youth Symphony is a full orchestra of young musicians that meets weekly in the fall and spring to grow as musicians and learn to play as one group.
The WPYS performs two concerts a year. Auditions are required. The Youth Symphony practices on Monday evenings. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ABOUT DEBUT STRINGS
Debut Strings is a strings-only ensemble for young musicians who are new to playing in an ensemble setting.
Debut Strings, conducted by Angela Allen, performs two concerts a year and young string players are encouraged to come and try out! For more information, please contact [email protected]
Youth Symphony and Debut Strings Schedule
Rehearsal and Concert Schedule 2022-2023 Season
All rehearsals will be held in the WPS Rehearsal Room. Debut Strings meets from 5:00 - 6:15 PM and Youth Symphony meets from 6:30 - 8:30 PM unless noted otherwise.
November 28 - Dress Rehearsal & Concert
January 16 - MLK Day, NO REHEARSAL
February 20 - Fun Day
April 10 - Spring Break, NO REHEARSAL
May 1 - Dress Rehearsal & Concert