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