Auditions for string players
Apply for an audition to be a member of the City & County Youth Orchestra.
We audition string players to become members of the City & County Youth Orchestra (CCYO) throughout the academic year. Successful players are then invited to start with the orchestra at the following residential course or rehearsal.
- Saturday 6 November
North East Derbyshire Music Centre (NEDMC), Outwood Academy Newbold, Highfield Lane, Chesterfield S41 8BA
Please read the following advice before submitting your applying for an audition:
- Ability level − Applicants are expected to be of at least grade 6 standard. Where there is higher competition for places, an ability of up to grade 8 may be needed.
- Availability − Applicants are expected to have good availability for the commitments of CCYO after the audition date and in the future.
- Reference − We need you to provide us with the contact details of your instrumental teacher so if necessary we may seek confirmation of your readiness to audition.
- Confirmation − If you are under 18, you will need a parent/guardian to confirm your application before it can be submitted.
What's coming up for the City & County Youth Orchestra (CCYO)...
February Residential Course
Sunday 20 - Monday 22 February 2022 at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick
An audition for the City & County Youth Orchestra will include a short performance of two pieces/studies, a selection of scales and arpeggios, and the sight-reading of an extract of music.
Audition requirements for CCYO
Submitting your application
Please follow the link below to complete our audition application form and a member of the Ensembles team will be in touch with you.
Submit your application online