String Principal Auditions
Auditions will be held for the PSYO Principal String Seat on October 21 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. after the PSYO regular rehearsal from 2-4 p.m. Concert pieces have already been provided to the students and excerpts from those pieces will be used for the pricipal placement auditions. The following will be used:
Violin I – The last 3 measures of The Swan & measures 71-110 of Symphony 5
Violin II – The last 3 measures of The Swan & measures 26-56 of Symphony 5
Viola – measures 27-56 of Symphony 5
Cello – The Swan
Bass – Ruslan & Ludmila – The original music for orchestra auditions
PSYO Wind/Percussion Auditions
Admittance auditions for the wind and percussion sections for the PSYO will be held on October 28 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Paducah Tilghman High School. Students who wish to audition are encouraged to arrive at 3 p.m. to sign up. The music to be performed during the audition will be the official All-State Band music that was disseminated earlier in the year.
If you need more information about the Youth Orchestra or to receive news regarding auditions, please fill out an Interest Form.
Click to view the 2012-2013 Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra Handbook.
Auditions for the PSYO were held in August/September of 2012 in two groups: The Youth Orchestra for advanced players and the Sinfonia for beginners. Click the corresponding ensemble and instrument below to view audition requirements and music.
Click the links below to access the following PSYO forms:
The PSO held very successful String Orchestra Workshops throughout the 2011-2012 School Year for beginning and advanced string students.