WCSMA ( Westchester County Organization) :

‚ÄčNYSSMA, WCSMA and GWYOA     Evaluations/Auditions

‚Äč *Elementary All-County String Orchestra Audition (grades 4-5)
Nov. 2nd, 2017

  • 1 two- octave scale and 2 one-octave scales
  • Etling: Haydn 'Melodies' from Solo Time for Strings Book III                                                                                                                                                                                       OR
  • Applebaum, Rigaudon from Progressive Solos for String Instruments

*Junior All- County String Ochestra Auditions (grades 6-7)
Nov. 2nd, 2017

  • 2 two-octave scales and 5 one-octave scales
  • Schubert/Etling: Ballet Music from Solo Time for Strings-Cello, Book III

* Intermediate All-County Orchestra (grades 8-9)

  • Students are selected by the NYSSMA scores form the previous year. Level 5 & 6 are considered the same level.

NYSSMA  (New York State Organization) (grades 3- 11)
April/May. TBA

GWYOA (Greater Westchester Youth Orchestra)

Elementary Strings : Grades 4 through 6
Junior Strings: Grades 7,8,and 9
Youth Symphony: Grades 10- 12

Auditions: pre-register on-line   http://goo.gl/forms/EObtOf92bG

May 7th:  for new players to join the GWYOA orchestras
May 9th: for graduating members of Elementary and Junior Strings who wish to move up to next orchestra & for new Elementary Strings orchestra players