Auditions for the 2018 - 2019 Season, Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras
The Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO) is now registering musicians for the 2018-2019 Season! Auditions for all new and returning NMYO musicians will take place on Saturday, June 9th between 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at Ipswich High School, 134 High Street, Ipswich, MA. But you should start preparing your audition now! String, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion students from ages 6-18, and at all levels of playing, are invited to audition. Used to determine proficiency on the student’s instrument and to assign ensemble placement, the audition is required to join NMYO. The audition includes scales, a piece of your choosing showing contrasting styles, and sight-reading. To register for an audition time, go to nmyo.org/auditions and click the “sign-up” button. NMYO offers eight ensembles including two beginning string ensembles - Prelude and Overture; two full orchestras - Intermezzo and Symphony; a Wind Ensemble for intermediate and advanced winds, brass, and percussion; and three levels of Flute Choirs. Small chamber music ensembles are also offered as part of the Symphony program to challenge the more advanced players. NMYO ensembles perform two major concerts and several smaller concerts annually. Weekly rehearsals are held in Topsfield/Boxford conveniently located near Route 1 and just off Interstate 95. Get more information, view audition requirements, and register for your audition today! nmyo.org/auditions · firstname.lastname@example.org · (978) 309-9833 A non-profit organization, the mission of the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc. is to provide young musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for personal growth through musical performance and community service. Under the musical direction of Gerald J. Dolan Jr., NMYO offers ensemble experience to 192 young musicians from 40 North Shore, Merrimack Valley, Cape Ann, and southern New Hampshire communities.