We recommend that students consult with their private teacher or school music teacher in choosing music which represents their current skill level and preparing for their audition. Please prepare the following music for your audition video.

  • 2 scales at any tempo representing your most advanced level of playing.

  • 2 contrasting solo works or etudes from student’s current or recently completed study.

Possible ensemble placement includes

  • Prima Strings

  • Concertino (string orchestra)

  • Ripieno (string orchestra)

  • Philharmonia  (full orchestra)

  • Symphony Orchestra  (full orchestra)

Placement in an ensemble is at the sole discretion of YOBC music directors. Students do not audition for a specific ensemble.  Guidelines for placement for our different ensembles are located under About YOBC/YOBC Curriculum.