New and returning players must audition each year.
Remaining auditions for the 2018-2019 season will be held by appointment: for woodwinds, brass, percussion players on September 8; for string players on September 9. There are openings for clarinet, horn, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, percussion, and strings.
For information & audition packages, contact the office 250-360-1121 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission to the orchestra is by in-person audition - only rarely will a candidate be allowed to submit an audition tape. All players, both new and returning, must audition annually.
Upon receipt of
an Audition Package, all qualified applicants will be
invited to audition.
You are requested to apply for an audition only with the intention of accepting membership in the orchestra, if it is offered.
The audition will consist of:
The orchestra will notify you about the
date, place, and time of your audition.
If you are unable to attend your audition you must promptly notify the orchestra management at 250-360-1121.
The following general areas of musicianship will give you an indication of what the auditioning committee will be listening for:
You will be notified by email, mail or phone about the auditioning committee's decision. On all questions regarding a student's application and audition, the GVYO follows the policy of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada Association in dealing "directly with the student. Unless unusual circumstances exist, enquiries by parents, guardians or teachers are not encouraged if the student is able to act on his/her own behalf. All enquiries made directly by the students will be dealt with openly and in a straight-forward manner."
Audition Fees: First time Applicants $20.00