Upcoming activity

REHEARSAL AND CONCERT SCHEDULE:  FULL SCHEDULE AVAILABLE SOON

8 February 2019

YOW starts – this extended session includes a muster for new players and auditions for section leaders*

  • If you are a current YOW member you are NOT required to audition UNLESS you are wanting to be considered for a section leader position
  • If you are NEW to YOW (or didn’t play in the end of year concert) you will be required to audition.
  • If you are intending to audition please register your interest with us NOW noting the position you are interested in.
  • If you are wanting to be considered for the Concert leader role please contact us ASAP and we will provide you with the application criteria and an audition time.  This may be held on a different date . 
  • If you are an existing YOW member and do not wish to be considered for a section leader role, a position in the Orchestra is assured. Please confirm (by email)  your intention to rejoin the orchestra. This information is required by 7 FEBRUARY

The muster/audition night will run as follows:

  • 6.00 – 6.30        Individual auditions for section leader positions
    • Please prepare a solo piece (2-3 minutes duration).
    • You will also be given a set piece play – music will be available in the player portal two weeks prior
    • Please arrive by 5.45 and register your name on the roll
  • 6.30-7.30          Individual auditions for Section placements for flutes and for first violins
    • Please prepare a solo piece (2-3 minutes duration).
    • You will also be given a set piece play – music will be available in the player portal two weeks prior
    • Please arrive by 6.15 and register your name on the roll
  • 7.30 – 9.00        Auditions for NEW PLAYERS
    • Please prepare a solo piece (2-3 minutes duration).
    • You will also be given a set piece to play – music will be emailed to you
    • Please register for your audition prior to the night
    • Please arrive by 7.15 and register your name on the roll

THE OUTCOMES OF MUSTER NIGHT WILL BE ADVISED BY MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY.

FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY:

DINNER AND TRIP TO THE NZSO. WE WILL BE HAVING DINNER AT THE ROAMING GIANT (YOUR COST) AND THEN WALKING OVER TO CLAUDELANDS FOR THE CONCERT (TICKETS FUNDED BY OUR SPONSOR)

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU INTEND TO COME BY WEDNESDAY 13 FEBRUARY


**Section leaders are required for:

2nd Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon

French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba

Percussion

SECTION LEADERS MAY BE APPOINTED FROM WITHIN THE EXISTING ORCHESTRA OR MAY BE A  NEW PLAYER


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