YOU CAN STILL JOIN US FOR THE 2023-24 SEASON!
WE STILL HAVE SOME OPENINGS IN OUR ENSEMBLES!
Auditions for new members are typically held in person each May, leading up to the start of the new season in the fall, but it’s not too late to join us for the 2023-24 Season! We still have a few openings in the large ensembles listed below. Auditions will be held on a rolling basis. For questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUNG PEOPLES ORCHESTRA
Bassoon, Trombone, and a limited number of Violin chairs
(Please contact us at email@example.com to confirm Violin openings)
Flute, Oboe/E. Horn, Clarinet, Bassoon, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone and Bass Trombone
Viola and Harp
Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Harp
AND REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR OUR NON-AUDITIONED PROGRAMS:
TRYPOSPHERE MUSIC CONSERVATORY
YOUTH CHAMBER CONNECTION
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2023-24 Large Ensembles + Audition Requirements
The audition requirements were updated for the 2023-24 season, be sure to check them out!
Young Peoples Orchestra [YPO]: Full symphonic orchestra, suggested ages 14-18.
Advanced level. Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Keyboard, Harp, Percussion. For more information about YPO, please visit the Young Peoples Orchestra page. For audition requirements, click HERE.
Wind Symphony [WS]: Wind ensemble featuring woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, suggested ages 13-19. Advanced level (with some limited intermediate students). Instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophones, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Keyboard, Harp, Percussion. For more information about Wind Symphony, please visit the Wind Symphony page. For audition requirements, click HERE.
Percussion Ensemble [PE]: Percussion Ensemble consists of only percussion instruments, suggested ages 14-18. Students will have the opportunity to work with many types of percussion instruments, from traditional to quirky (coffee cups?!), in a group setting. For more information, please visit the Percussion Ensemble page. For audition requirements, click HERE.
Symphonette [SYM]: Strings-only ensemble, suggested ages 11-16. Intermediate level. Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass. For more information about Symphonette, please visit the Symphonette page. For audition requirements, click HERE.
Tutti Strings [2T]: Strings-only ensemble, suggested ages 8-12. Beginner level. Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, and a limited number of Harp and Piano. For more information, please visit the Tutti Strings page.
Non-Auditioned Program Options
Here is a summary of our non-auditioned programs. Non-TRYPO members are welcome to enroll! Participation can happen in addition to or independently from the large ensembles above. Visit the individual program page for 2023-24 enrollment information for these offerings.
Youth Chamber Connection: Join TRYPO’s Youth Chamber Connection (YC2) and play in a quartet or quintet! Take advantage of the early-bird registration discount until September 10! For more information, visit trypo.org/youth-chamber-connection/.
TRYPOsphere Music Conservatory: Check out our series of online and in-person courses open to students at any experience level who are interested in growing their musical knowledge and improving performance skills. Offerings include Composition, Conducting, and Music Theory. Enrollment is now open for the 2023-24 season. For more information, go to trypo.org/tryposphere.
How to apply/audition for an ensemble
2. Submit $25 application fee.
- Online: PayPal accepted at end of application form.
- Check/Cash: Mail to office
- “No Questions Asked” Audition Fee Waiver available!
[All audition fee details available in application form.]
A TRYPO staff member will contact you to schedule your audition!
“The Audition Dates Passed! Oh no! Can I still apply?” We will first consider applications that were received by the original audition dates, but we will continue to fill spots in the ensembles on a rolling basis. If the initial round of audition results have not yet been posted on trypo.org, feel free to e-mail Audition@trypo.org if you would like to check in about your specific instrument.
“How will I receive my audition time?” After you submit the Audition Application Form, you will be contacted by a TRYPO staff member with more information.
“If I am already in TRYPO, do I have to re-audition?” If you are in a current TRYPO Large Ensemble and want to continue in that same ensemble next year, you do not need to re-audition! There will be a survey towards the end of the semester about your intentions for next season. If you want to move to a different ensemble than the one you are in, then yes, please fill out the form and plan to audition!
“I have questions!” or “I need help!” We have answers, and we’re happy to help! Your question or issue might help us help other students too, so please don’t hesitate to contact us. Please e-mail Audition@trypo.org, and we’ll take care of you!