Colburn Youth Orchestra
The 70-member Colburn Youth Orchestra consists of woodwinds, pairs of horns and trumpets, percussion and strings. Members are selected through competitive auditions.
The orchestra performs three concerts of standard symphonic literature, such as Brahms' Serenade No. 1 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 (Eroica), as well as newly commissioned works. Some orchestra performances feature outstanding student and faculty soloists.
Must be 13 years old by September 1, 2013
Sundays, 1 pm - 4 pm
Audition Dates & Requirements
June 4-5, 2013 (Strings Only)
June 6-7, 2013 (Winds Only)
June 8, 2013 (Strings & Winds)
June 9, 2013 (Strings Only)
Interested winds may also be considered for Wind Ensemble
Students may reserve a time by phone at 213.621.4548 or in person at the School of Performing Arts Registration Office.
1. Solo concerto, etude or showpiece - without an accompanist - that demonstrates technical and interpretive accomplishment
2. Prepared Orchestral Excerpts