Audition for FYSO...
FYSO 2019-2020 Season audition is NOW open!!
Audition is open to young musicians from ages 7 to 20; younger, talented players will be considered with recommendation from their private instructor. Entrance Auditions for 2019-2020 Year are open for String, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion instruments.
Audition location: First United Methodist Church
2950 Washington Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539
Auditions for the 2019-20 season will take place in April and May. 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. For more information call 510-936-0570 or EMAIL.
You may pay your non-refundable audition fee here:
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.