Interested in joining TYS? Audition for a spot!


2020/2021 Fall Auditions

Dates coming soon!

Location:

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
4905 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220

Audition Process

1. Register

Auditions are by appointment only.

2. Prepare Required Elements

Please read the audition requirements listed below.

3. Pay $25 Registration Fee

A $25 registration fee, payable at your audition (or you may pay online), is required to audition. If you are accepted to and join the orchestra, this fee will be applied toward your tuition.

Prelude Strings Audition Requirements


Scales

selected from: C, G, D, A, F, Bb, Eb

Violins: 2 octave scales: C, G, D, A, Bb
1 or 2 octaves: F, Eb

Violas: 2 octave scales: C, G, D, F, Eb
1 or 2 octaves: A , Bb

Cello: 2 octave scales: C, G, D, F, Eb
1 or 2 octave: A, Bb

Bass: All 1 octave scales

Prepared Solo

A prepared piece of any style demonstrating your best ability.

Sightread

A piece will be provided that is comparable to Prelude Strings literature

Youth Symphony Audition Requirements


Strings and Harp

  • All 3-octave major scales
  • A prepared solo
  • Sight-reading

Woodwinds and Brass

  • All major scales
  • A prepared solo
  • Sight-reading

Percussion

  • All major scales (Xylophone, Marimba)
  • A prepared solo or etude
  • Sight-reading

Jazz/Rock Audition Requirements


Strings

  • All 3-octave major scales
  • A prepared solo of a contemporary piece
  • Sight-reading

Woodwinds and Brass

  • All major scales
  • A prepared solo of a contemporary piece
  • Sight-reading

Percussion

  • All major scales (Xylophone, Marimba)
  • A prepared solo of a contemporary piece
  • Sight-reading

Please note – improvisation is not necessary.

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