Audition for FYSO...

Fremont Youth Symphony Orchestra (FYSO) offers a positive environment for young musicians to develop their performance skills and play in an orchestra. Students will be trained in a supportive and motivating environment under mentorship of the Directors and section instructors.

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Audition opens to young musicians from ages 10 to 20, younger talented players will be considered with recommendation. Entrance Auditions for 2017-2018 Year are currently OPEN for Strings, Brass, and Woodwinds (except Flute).

An FYSO Staff Member will contact you with an audition time via email. A non-refundable audition fee $25.00 is due when submitting audition request, or you may pay at the time of your audition. For more information call 510-936-0570 or EMAIL.

You may pay your non-refundable audition fee here:

Audition location:

First United Methodist Church
2950 Washington Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94539

 

Audition Requirements

Audition duration is 8-10 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier to warm-up before the audition.

For Strings, Woodwinds, & Brass:
Bravi (Beginning/Intermediate Ensemble)

  • Prospective members should have minimum 2 years ongoing weekly lessons (or with teacher’s referral),
  • One prepared solo piece or etude,
  • One major scale of your choice, in as many octaves as possible.

Virtuosi (Advanced Ensemble)

  • Prospective members should have minimum 3 years ongoing weekly lessons,
  • One prepared solo piece in contrasting style and tempo showing your abilities and musicianship,
  • Two major scale of your choice, in as many octaves as possible,
  • Sight-reading is required for all instruments.

Percussion (both Bravi & Virtuosi ensembles)

  • Prospective members should have minimum 2 years ongoing weekly lessons,
  • One prepared piece or study to demonstrate your appropriate performance skills on snare drum and mallets,
  • Sight-reading is required.