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    Columbus Youth Symphonic Band

    Sponsored by Capital University’s Conservatory Preparatory Division, the Columbus Youth Symphonic Band (CYSB) was created to provide an advanced performance experience for the finest high school wind players and percussionists in the central Ohio area. Membership is open to any student in Grades 10-12 who participates in their high school music program.

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    Columbus Youth Symphonic Band Audition Material


    Woodwinds and Brass
    • 1-2 scales to be selected by the adjudicator (up to 5 flats/5 sharps). Memorization of the scales is recommended, but not required.
    • A brief, unaccompanied solo (or excerpt of a solo or etude) of no longer than 1-2 minutes in length that displays the student’s best technical playing.
    • A brief, unaccompanied solo (or excerpt of a solo or etude) of no longer than 1-2 minutes in length that displays the student’s best lyrical playing.
    • Sightreading
    Percussion
    • 1-2 scales to be selected by the adjudicator (up to 5 flats/5 sharps). Memorization of the scales is recommended, but not required
    • A brief, unaccompanied solo (or excerpt of a solo or etude) of no longer than 1-2 minutes in length on Snare Drum
    • A brief, unaccompanied solo (or excerpt of a solo or etude) of no longer than 1-2 minutes in length on Keyboards
    • A brief, unaccompanied solo (or excerpt of a solo or etude) of no longer than 1-2 minutes in length on Timpani
    • Sightreading (on Snare and Keyboards) 

     Audition Dates:( All days have auditions from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM)
    May 15, 2018*
    May 16, 2018
    May 23, 2018*

    * Students who would like to audition for Percussion should schedule their auditions on 5/15/18 or 5/23/18.

    To schedule an audition, please contact Mindy Hamel through e-mail at mhamel2@capital.edu.


  • The Columbus Youth Symphonic Band Audition Application

    Student’s First Name:*


    Student’s Last Name:*


    Primary Instrument*


    Secondary Instrument (Optional: If you play Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, or Saxophone, please indicate if you play one of the secondary instruments below).

    High School Attending:*


    High School Director's Name:*


    High School Ensemble Participation:*
     

     Grade (Fall 2018)*


    Home Address* (Please include Street, City, State, and Zip code)


    Student Email: *


    Student Preferred Phone:*


    Solo and Ensemble Ratings (Include Classification, i.e. Class A, B, C)*


    Honors and Awards*


    Leadership Positions Held*


    Parent Name(s):*


    Parent’s Preferred E-mail:*


    Parent’s Preferred Phone:*
     


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