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Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras auditions for 2019-2020 season

June 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am

Are you looking for a great place to play your instrument, perform in concert, and socialize with other young players who enjoy playingas much as you? Then NMYO is the place for you! Auditions for all new andreturning NMYO musicians will take place on Saturday, June 8th between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM at Ipswich High School, 134 High Street, Ipswich, MA. But you should start preparing your audition now! String, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion students from ages 6-18, and at all levels of playing, are invited to audition. Used to determine proficiency on the student’s instrument and to assign ensemble placement, the audition is required to join NMYO. The audition includes scales, a piece of your choosing showing contrasting styles, and sight-reading. To register for an auditiontime, go to nmyo.org/auditions and click the “sign-up” button. NMYOcurrently offers seven ensembles including two beginning string ensembles- Prelude and Overture; two full orchestras – Intermezzo and Symphony; a Wind Ensemble for intermediate and advanced winds, brass, and percussion;and two levels of Flute Choirs. Small chamber music ensembles are also offered as part of the Symphony program to challenge the more advanced players. NMYO ensembles perform two major concerts and several smaller concertsannually. Weekly rehearsals are held in Topsfield/Boxford conveniently located near Route 1 and just off Interstate 95.

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June 8, 2019
8:00 am