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AUDITIONS

Overture Strings Auditions
Sunday, October 18, 2014

In this group, students will learn the fundamentals of orchestral playing in a supportive environment. The experience will enhance listening skills, pitch and rythmic accuracy as well as learning proper ensemble and performance etiquette. The focus will include instrument technique through working on bowing, ariculations and expression. The students will prepare and perform two concert each season while exploring a range of folk, classical and contemporary music.


2014 - 2015 Mid-Season Auditions

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Please call 412-403-0002 for more information.

By Appointment Only
412-403-0002

Chartiers Valley Intermediate School
2030 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

The audition requirements listed on this application are the minimum required for entrance and being able to meet these requirements will not guarantee an applicant's acceptance.

Our music staff will select applicants who can play at the level of students currently in each ensemble. The different levels represented by the orchestra and ensemble are intended to help each student grow at his or her own pace as a player and musician. However, students exhibiting skills above the current PYPO Prelude Ensemble will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the adjudication panel and Music Director for part-time, or full admission into the Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra.

To audition:

1. Download and complete the appropriate PYPO or Prelude Application below. Send with $20 audition fee to "PYPO", P.O. Box 15675, Pittsburgh, PA 15244. Application must be received by PYPO prior to scheduling an audition appointment.

2. A member of the PYPO staff will contact you to schedule your audition time. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled audition appointment. If you are unable to keep your audition appointment, contact 412-403-0002 at least one week in advance of your audition date.

3. Auditions are held at Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to audition time. If cancelling an appointment, please provide a minimum of one week’s notice.

PYPO Audition Application

Prelude Audition Application

Audition Preparation Tips

Overture Strings Audition Application

 


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