Northern Kentucky Youth Sinfonia
Ellen C. Stephens, director
Award-winning advanced (Level 5) auditioned string orchestra.
High school students only.
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:45 pm.
New Hope Campus, 22 Wm Blatt Ave, Southgate, KY 41071 (Click here for map)
Requirements: Enrollment in private lessons, and an annual audition.
Duration: 2 semesters (Sept-Dec and Jan-Apr).
Fall 2018: Sept. 5, 2018 - Dec. 15, 2018
Spring 2019: Jan. 9, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Youth Sinfonia tuition: $190 per semester per student.
Youth Sinfonia auditions:
Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26, 2018 @ Immanuel UMC
Contact email@example.com to schedule an audition. (Include your preferred audition day and time)
- Scales: (3 octaves) A, E, Eb, and Ab Major.
- Scales: (3 octaves) c, f, f#, and c# minor.
- 3-octave chromatic scale from lowest open string only.
- Prepared work demonstrating student's abilities. Piano accompaniment not necessary.
- Total of 5 excerpts as provided, from:
- Ernest Bloch's Concerto Grosso
- Felix Mendelssohn's Sinfonia No. 7 in D minor
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2018-19 Youth Sinfonia Performance Opportunities:
- Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22, 2018: Youngstown Trio Workshop and Performance
- Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, 2018: Guest Conductor, Michael Wheatley, Workshop and Performance
- Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018: Holiday Concert
- Saturday, March 16, 2019: Barnes & Noble on the Levee
- Thursday - Sunday, March 28-31, 2019: Competition and Tour - Williamsburg, VA
- Sunday, April 27, 2019: Spring concert - Historic Memorial Hall
Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel
2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017