Southeast Valley Strings

Audition applications are being accepted for Phoenix Youth Symphony’s new ensemble in the Southeast Valley!

Conducted by Paula Jones,  Southeast Valley Strings is a new ensemble in the Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestral Training Program. Eager students entering grades 5-10 from the southeast valley communities are invited to audition. The ensemble will rehearse weekly receiving additional string technique instruction and ensemble experience in a fun and inviting group setting. Professional musicians will be brought in periodically to coach sectionals. Southeast Valley Strings is designed to better prepare students for advancement in the PYS program.

Audition:  Saturday, August 18 at Casteel High School, Queen Creek

Rehearsals:  Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm at Casteel High School, Queen Creek

Orientation:  Tuesday, August 28
First Rehearsal:  Tuesday, September 4

Ensemble Fee:  $375

Audition Requirements

  • 2 minute solo of your choice. ex: Suzuki Book level 1, 2 or 3 or equal or higher ability.
  • 1-2 octave Major scales up to 3 sharps and flats
  • Sight Reading

Audition Application

$30 non-refundable audition fee

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