Shasta Youth Symphony Auditions Set for This Week

What: Shasta Youth Symphony Auditions (for Shasta’s College’s Community Concert Band audition, click here.)
When: Wednesday, August 17, at 4 p.m.
Where: Shasta College Room 633, 19475 Shasta College Dr, Redding, CA 96003

The Shasta Youth Symphony will be recruiting new players for the upcoming fall academic year. New string and wind players are invited to sign up for a short 10-minute audition. The audition will involve 3 scales (G, D, and A major), a prepared solo for their instrument, and a short piece to be sight-read. Interested players are to call or e-mail Mrs. Heneveld, Youth Symphony President, at (530) 472-1260 or email to lotsofarrows@yahoo.com before Wednesday, August 17, to set up an audition time.

All current and new players are asked to obtain registration forms, with their parents, on August 17, at 4 p.m., in Room 633 at Shasta College.

Wind auditions will begin August 17, from 4:30 – 6:00 PM (room 633). Auditions for upper strings will be held on Saturday, August 20, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (room 633), and lower strings and percussion will audition on Wednesday, August 24, from 4-5:30 p.m. (room 633).

If you are auditioning for the first time, do not register for the class until you have auditioned and been accepted. The last day to register for a full-time fall semester class is Friday, August 26.

The Youth Symphony’s fall concert will be on Sunday, November 20, at 3:15 p.m. The concert will consist of orchestra works and solos with as many ensembles as possible. Please contact Dr. Richard Allen Fiske, Music Director, at (530) 242-2365 for more information.

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