Auditions

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

This season our auditions will be:

November 25 and December 9, 2018
February 24, 2019
Wednesday, May 15 and Saturday, May 18*, 2019

* Current NVYS/Sinfonia musicians must re-audition each May

All auditions are at Napa Christian School (2201 Pine Street), except for Saturday, May 18th, 2019 auditions (TBA).

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.

For more information about audition requirements, skill requirements and excerpts go here.

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

Questions? Contact our Orchestra Manager, Meeghan Pavelin at orchestra@nvyso.org.