Louisiana Youth Orchestra













LYO Perc.
Ensemble

Auditions for the 2019-20 Louisiana Youth Orchestra will be held on the following days and times:
August 24 from 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:00-5:00pm
August 25 from 2:00-5:00pm

All auditions are held at the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building.

The LYO is open to strings/winds/brass/percussion players in grades 9-college.  Contact Music Director David Torns via email at dtorns@brso.org to schedule your audition.  Please include your name, instrument, and preferred audition date and time.  A confirmation email will be sent once the audition has been scheduled.  Note: There is a tuition of $200 due by the first rehearsal.

LYO AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

1) Scales in the following keys for strings:   G major, A-flat major, A major, B-flat major, B major, and C major.  2 octaves are required, 3 octaves is preferable.

Scales for Woodwinds: G major, D major, B-flat major, and C major.

Scales for Brass: C major, F major, B-flat major, and E-flat major.

2) Prepared solo piece of your choice.

3) Sight-reading


LYO Percussion Ensemble:  Please email Conductor Chase Gillett at chase.gillett@hotmail.com with all inquiries, or to schedule an audition.

 

 


Louisiana Junior Youth Orchestra

Auditions for the 2019-20 Louisiana Junior Youth Orchestra will be held on the following day:
September 7 from 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:00-5:00pm
All auditions are held at LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building


The LJYO is open to strings/winds/brass/percussion players in grades 6-8.  Contact Music Director David Torns via email at dtorns@brso.org to schedule your audition.  Please include your name, instrument, and preferred audition date and time.  A confirmation email will be sent once the audition has been scheduled. Note: There is a tuition of $200 due by the first rehearsal. 

 

LJYO AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

1) Scales in the following keys for strings:   G major and B-flat major.  2 octaves are required, 3 octaves is preferable.

Scales for Woodwinds: G major and B-flat major.

Scales for Brass: C major and B-flat major.

2) Prepared solo piece of your choice.

3) Sight-reading


Louisiana junior string ensemble

Auditions for the 2019-20 Louisiana Junior String Ensemble will be held on the following day:
September 22nd from 9:00am-12:00pm
Location is the Baton Rouge Symphony Office (9635 Fenway Ave. Suite B).


Interested students will attend two open rehearsals on September 9 and 16 from 5:45-7:00pm in Room 116 at the LSU School of Music. Please bring your instrument and a folding stand.  Music will be provided, and students will read thru the music together. 

Students will sign up for an audition time with the conductor while they are at the open rehearsals. Please contact Conductor Jennifer Cassin with questions at lavoila@hotmail.com.
The LJSE is open to string students typically in grades 1-5.  Students should be able to read music, and have basic skills on their instrument. Note: There is a tuition of $200 due at the first rehearsal.