Youth Orchestras Spring Concert

Drendel Auditorium, upstairs at the SALT Block

7:00 p.m.

Monday, May 2, 2022

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Spring Audition Info FOR YOUTH SYMPHONY and Debut Strings 2021-2022 SEASON

Please sign up for an audition slot below.

Audition Date: January 15, 2022

WPS Rehearsal Hall, SALT Block
243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601

Youth Symphony Requirements:

2 Scales
1 Prepared piece
A given passage of sight-reading

Debut Strings Try-out Info:

Any Scale
1 Prepared solo piece or etude
A given passage of sight-reading



November 29, 2021
May 2, 2022


Debut Strings

Mondays, 5:00 - 6:15 PM

Youth Symphony

Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 PM


About Western Piedmont 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, conducted by David Wortman performs two concerts a year. Auditions are required. The Youth Symphony practices on Monday evenings. For more information, contact [email protected]

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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]

Western Piedmont Youth Symphony and Debut Strings Schedule

Rehearsal and Concert Schedule 2021-2022 Season

All rehearsals will be held in the WPS Rehearsal Room. Debut Strings meets from 5:00 - 6:15 PM and WPYS meets from 6:30 -  8:30 PM unless noted otherwise.

Fall 2021

September 13
September 20
September 27
October 4
October 11
October 18
October 25
November 1
November 8
November 15 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal
November 22 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal
November 29 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsals starting at 5 PM, Concert 7 PM

Spring 2022

January 31

February 7

February 14

February 21

February 28

March 7

March 14

March 21

March 28

April 4 

April 11 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal


April 25 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal

May 2 -   Drendel Auditorium Rehearsals   starting at 5 PM, Concert, 7 PM

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