Western Piedmont Youth Symphony

FALL AUDITIONS FOR YOUTH SYMPHONY and Debut Strings 2021-2022 SEASON

September 7-8, 2021 | 3:00 - 7:00 PM
September 10, 2021 | 3:00 - 7:00 PM

More audition slots added!

September 11, 2021, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

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

Western Piedmont Youth Symphony Requirements:

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

Performances:

November 29, 2021
May 2, 2022

Rehearsals:

Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Debut Strings is a new strings-group that will start meeting this fall. The group will meet right before Youth Symphony and is for young musicians who are new to playing in an ensemble setting.

Debut Strings Try-out Info:

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

Rehearsals:

Mondays, 5:00 - 6:15 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 Maestro David Wortman performs two concerts a year. Auditions are required. The Youth Symphony practices on Monday evenings. For more information, contact [email protected]

About Debut Strings

Debut Strings is a new strings-only group that will start meeting this fall. The group will meet each Monday right before Youth Symphony and is 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 24
January 31
February 7
February 14
February 21
February 28
March 7
March 14
March 21
April 4 
April 11 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal
April 18 - NO REHEARSAL, EASTER WEEKEND
April 25 - Drendel Auditorium Rehearsal
April 28 - Concert for MS and HS students at LRU
May 2 -   Drendel Auditorium Rehearsals   starting at 5 PM, Concert, 7 PM

Thanks to our WPYS Sponsors:

vondrehle logo 05 bw
pepsi-icon