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2022–2023 Application & Audition Information

Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2022-2023 season of the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra!

All applications & auditions are due on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

In order to be considered for placement in an FWYO ensemble during the 2022-23 season, all applicants must submit the following:

 

1) A completed online application

2) An audition video recording

Please click the button below to complete the online application. Current members should log into their primary account to add a new application. New applicants should follow prompts to create primary & student accounts before adding a new application.

 

 

Please note, auditions may result in the applicant being considered for placement in another ensemble, but only one audition is needed.

If your audition is not accepted for placement in your first choice ensemble, your submission will flow into consideration for your second & third choice ensembles, if indicated on your application.

Please see chart below:

Questions? Email orchestra@fwyo.org

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YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Rehearses Sundays, 5:30-8:30PM, beginning August 21.

Auditions accepted for the following instruments:

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Harp, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Please note, all YO auditions qualify applicants to be considered for placement in PHIL, WE, SO, or JSO (depending on the instrument).

PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Rehearses Sundays, 3:00-5:15PM, beginning August 21.

Auditions accepted for the following instruments:

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Please note, all PHIL auditions qualify applicants to be considered for placement in WE, SO, or JSO (depending on the instrument).

WIND ENSEMBLE

Rehearses Sundays, 12:45-2:45PM, beginning November 6.

Auditions accepted for the following instruments:

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon,

Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax,

Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion, Bass

Please note, all YO & PHIL auditions qualify applicants to be considered for placement in WE (depending on the instrument).

WE-only Audition Requirements:

• All 12 Major Scales

• 30 seconds each of:

a) One technical selection of your choice

b) One lyrical selection of your choice

Selections can be from etudes, excerpts, or solo repertoire.

STRING ORCHESTRA

Rehearses Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30PM, beginning August 23.

Auditions accepted for the following instruments:

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Please note, all SO auditions qualify applicants to be

considered for placement in JSO.

JUNIOR STRING ORCHESTRA

Rehearses Mondays, 6:00-7:15PM, beginning August 22.

Auditions accepted for the following instruments:

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Questions? Email orchestra@fwyo.org