Auditions

Auditions are held in May and early August, just before our season retreat, and throughout the season after each concert (November and February).

Our May auditions for this season are completed.

Our next auditions are August 19th, 2018.

Our Season BBQ on Sunday, August 19th kicks off our 2018-19 season

All auditions are at Napa Christian School (2201 Pine Street), except for the May 5th, 2019 auditions.

All current NVYS musicians must re-audition every May. Students auditioning for Sinfonia must prepare one one-octave scale, a solo demonstrating his or her highest technical level, and may be asked to play a sight-reading excerpt (provided at the audition) to demonstrate music literacy.

Students auditioning for Bridge and NVYS must prepare two three-octave scales, a solo demonstrating his or her highest technical level, an excerpt (provided below), and a sight-reading excerpt (provided at the audition) to demonstrate music literacy.

See below for more information about audition requirements, skill requirements and excerpts.

Go to our Audition Sign Up page to schedule an audition.

Questions? Contact our Orchestra Manager, Christina Simpson at orchestra@nvyso.org.