City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra (CSYO) Auditions Now Open
CSYO are now accepting applications for auditions in the autumn term. Click here to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE - Friday 29th September
NEXT ROUND OF AUDITIONS - Saturday 14th October
They welcome all young musicians who are committed, who strive to share great music, and who are under 21 years of age on 31st August 2023. A minimum of grade 6 or equivalent standard is recommended for applicants although strong applications at grade 5 level will be considered. CSYO delivers some of the highest levels of orchestral performance amongst youth orchestras in the country.
Your audition should last about 15 minutes.
You are invited to play a piece of your own choice, demonstrating your current technical and musical standard. It should not last more than 5 minutes. Two short excerpts in contrasting styles will be acceptable.
A piece of music will be emailed out to you approximately 7 to 14 days before the audition for you to prepare.
You will be asked to sight-read a short passage.
Part of the audition will be an informal interview by the panel.
For further details please visit their website.