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Youth symphonies auditioning

Woodbury,Minnesota 55125
Woodbury Bulletin
Youth symphonies auditioning
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

Minnesota Youth Symphonies (MYS) are accepting registration for students to audition for the 2008-09 concert season. The symphonies perform professional-level repertoire for thousands of arts patrons each year.

The MYS orchestra training program serves 400 students each year with three full orchestras (strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion) and a string orchestra.

Every student passing a rigorous audition is accepted into an MYS orchestra, regardless of their ability to pay. The MYS Carissa Hayen Memorial Scholarship Program provides over $15,000 in tuition for qualified students each year.

Auditions will be held at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Highland Park, St. Paul from 3 to 8:30 p.m.: Tuesday, Aug. 19 for viola, cello, bass, flute; Wednesday, Aug. 20 for viola, cello, bass, clarinet, bassoon; Thursday, Aug.21, for violin, oboe, horn; Friday, Aug. 22 for violin, piano, percussion, harp; and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 for violin, trumpet, trombone and tuba.

Detailed "audition requirements by instrument," program information, and online registration is all available at

Further information is available by calling (651) 699-5811.