CSYO Auditions - Sunday 16th May (Application Deadline Sunday 9th May)

Published on 27/04/2021

CSYO Auditions - Sunday 16th May

(Application Deadline Sunday 9th May)


 Please do have a look at the video 'This is CSYO' for a snapshot of CSYO

 Audition info for students:

  • Auditions 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.

 Upcoming courses:

Summer '21 - Residential and Tour UK

Programme: Walton Cello Concerto with Matthew Barley and Elgar Symphony No. 1

Christmas '21 - Sheffield

Programme: to include Dvorak 'New World' Symphony

Spring '22 - Residential in N. Yorkshire 

Programme: to include Shostakovich 5th Symphony

Summer '22 - Tour to Germany 

Programme: to include Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

For more info visit the CSYO website.

CSYO welcome all young musicians who are committed, who strive to share great music, and who are under 21 years of age on 31st August 2021. Recommended minimum standard is grade 6 although they may audition a strong grade 5 level student.