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AUDITIONS

We're all ears.

PYPO Auditions are open

Keep reading to learn about the process. 

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Friends, music, and memories that will last a lifetime.

You’re about to take your first step towards joining PYPO. Auditions are opportunities for you to play your instrument for us so we can get to know you and match you with one of our five incredible school-year ensembles. Follow the steps below to start your PYPO journey!

Audition Steps

1. Register for Your Audition (Prelude and Phil only)

Fall auditions will be held in-person on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Chartiers Valley Intermediate School. Video auditions will also be accepted on a rolling basis; if you're recording your audition, you still need to fill out the registration form below. Video upload instructions can be found at the top of the form. 

 

Register for your Prelude or Philharmonic audition HERE.

 

All auditions require a $25 audition fee. 

You will receive a link to complete payment after registering for an audition.

2. Follow the Requirements for Your Chosen Ensemble

Scroll down to view audition requirements by instrument.

Learn more about our ensembles here.  

NO AUDITIONS are required for Overture Band or Overture Strings.

Register for Overture Ensembles here. 

3. Practice, practice, practice!

Prepare for your audition with your private teacher or on your own! We can't wait to listen.

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Audition Requirements

Select the tab of your chosen ensemble and the click "view" under your instrument. We recommend viewing these on a laptop if possible.

Strings

Winds

Brass and Percussion

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Violin One

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Flute

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French Horn

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Percussion

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Violin Two

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Oboe

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Trumpet

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Viola

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Clarinet

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Trombone

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Cello

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Bassoon

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Euphonium, Baritone BC or TC and Tuba

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String Bass

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Alto Saxophone

Questions?

Please contact Orchestra Manager Russ Pedersen at pypostaff@gmail.com

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Not Sure Which Ensemble
Is Right For You?

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