- The Stage for Young Talent Who gets Chosen? – Minimal Requirements We’re looking for talent, we’re lookin and commitment, g for passion we’re looking for want to work with people who others to create amazing. We’re something also looking for: • Malaysian citize ns living in Malays or will be betwee ia who are n 14 26 years old as at 1 January, 2006.* • Musicians wh o can play an orch instrument to the estral standard of ABRS (Associated Boar M d of the Royal Sc of Music) Grade hools 6 distinction or eq The exams are no uivalent. t compulsory for into MPYO but th eligibility e level is. • Musicians wh o are and will co regular lessons wi ntinue taking th a professional teacher. music * Exceptions to the age requirement discretion of MPYO may be made at . the Please note that proof of age, citize (or equivalent) lev nship and ABRS el achieved may M discretion. be requested at MPYO’s Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Level 2, Tower 2, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tel: +603-2051 7748 / 2051 3243 (direct lines) +603-2051 7008 (general line) Fax: +603-2051 7599 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.malaysianphilharmonic.com What’s the Beat on Kevin Field ? Principal Conductor Welcome Kevin Field understands what it’s like to be young and to passionate about music. He has been playing percussion in orchestras, big bands, concerts and rock bands since he was 11 years old. A native of England, he attended the Birmingham School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music in England. Upon graduation, he was appointed sub-principal percussionist with the Bournemouth Symphony. er anticipation It is with great excitement and eag Kevin has guest conducted orchestras and youth orchestras of the that we announce the inauguration in Argentina, Australia, England and Ireland. Since 1999, hestra (MPYO). Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orc Kevin has been channeling his energy and experience into making classical music more accessible and fun to young people in Malaysia. As Associate Conductor for MPO, aysia’s talented The MPYO is an orchestra for Mal he started the very popular school residencies and concerts, Family Fun Days, composition and improvisation workshops variety of youths to rehearse and perform a and Side By Side with the MPO. is within a symphonic music on a regular bas The MPYO repertoire will reflect Kevin’s varied and eclectic ers will be professional environment. Its memb tastes, meaning that you can look forward to playing t standards anything from classics and great symphonic romantics encouraged to perform to the highes to Broadway, film and popular music. Kevin’s tireless lage of the possible under the experienced tute enthusiasm for music also extends to new music. He has been a powerful driving force behind the MPO Forum for lharmonic musicians from the Malaysian Phi Malaysian Composers and the MPO International Composers Award. As director of the MPO Contemporary Orchestra (MPO). Music Series, he has performed over 100 works by living composers, many of which were commissioned by piring and Some of the most stimulating, ins Malaysian composers. can be found balanced educational experiences youth orchestra. within the artistic community of a sic activities, Through a variety of associated mu valuable insight members of the MPYO will gain a pting valuable into the world of music whilst ado to last a lifetime. social, personal and career skills - The Stage for Young Talent ductor, Under the direction of Principal Con public début in Kevin Field, the MPYO will make its onik PETRONAS, August 2007 at the Dewan Filharm ekend rehearsals, al tour in the of MPYO includes we The core programme Kuala Lumpur, followed by a nation y idential music cam ps and tours. There ma tutorials, concerts, res sterclasses to attend workshops, ma following December. also be a chance for you ition to your regular dire ctor, and perform chamber music. In add work with leading e the opportunity to Kevin Field, you will hav we encourage An exciting adventure beckons and guest arti sts and conductors. lying to the (MPYO) aims to: you to join us on the journey by app The Malaysian Philha rmonic Youth Orchestra MPYO today! age young musicians in their passion and • nurture and encour symphonic music and integrate res of appreciation of all gen thereby offer life-long skills ensemble them into a highly skilled and experiences; ained professional the provision of well-tr • support Malaysia in piring and experience d teachers s, ins and amateur musician iences; and well-informed aud Juniwati Rahmat Hussin • nurture aspiring Ma laysian composers and conductors and experience for ind ividuals interested Chief Executive Officer provide valuable work nts management. in all aspects of arts and eve nd When are ons whae Pwlialcle?Auditi T ke ne, 2006 in: take place from May to Ju Auditions will Date* ay 2006 Location 26, 27 & 28 M Kuala Lumpu r 2006 29 & 30 May Timetable June 2006 Pena ng 31 May, 1 & 2 Ipoh 3 & 4 June 2006 06 Kuantan 8 & 9 June 20 2006/2007 Johor Bahru 10 & 11 June 2006 2006 Kuching 12 & 13 June the schedule. orry; we’ll give you Kota Kinabalu if there are an y changes to ange. Don’t w be informed es e dates may ch e season. * Successful applicants will It’s early, so th beginning of th first and seco nd a fixed sc hedule at the to specify your PETRONAS ration form, be sure e will do our best to Filharmonik In your regist e. Although w to order als at Dewan choice for an audition venu led according Weekend Reh ears u, auditions will be schedu ible! ember 2006 yo soon as poss 16 & 17 Sept accommodate ns, so get your s to us as ail of your er 2006 plicatio ed by m 14 & 15 Octob of received ap , you’ll be notifi 06 ion is accepted 9 & 10 December 20 If your applicat e. time and venu 14 & 15 July 2007 audition date, er 2007 20 & 21 Octob Instruments usic Camps Residential M ch 2007 Betwee n 10 – 16 Mar 2007 Between 26 May – 1 June Bring your ys August 2007 p will last 5 da Between 21 – 26 07. Each cam fixed by the start of 20 Dates will be ced. to be announ /2007 season . We will or less. Venues TRONAS ns for its 2006 lharmonik PE up to 100 mus icia rt at Dewan Fi MPYO needs MPYO Inau gural Conce for: NCERT ) be auditioning 07 (GALA CO 25 August 20 Woodwind 07 26 August 20 Strings *Flute / Piccol o s nues) ls and music *Obo e / Cor Anglai s (various ve kend rehearsa Violin E-flat Clarinet / Performance ld during wee Viola *Clarinet / will be he Performances . Bass Clarinet ut the season Cello ontra Bassoo n ca mps througho Double Bass *Bassoon / C e Ipoh, nal Tour* venues includ Percussion Ten-day Natio . Performance Brass phone, 14 D ecember 2007 Kinabalu . French Horn Includes Xylo Between 1 – ing and Kota , Marimba, r Bahru, Kuch Trumpet Vibraphone Penang, Joho and paid for by MPYO Bass Trombo ne d Timpani mmodation wi ll be arranged *Trombone / Snare Drum an *Travel and acco Tuba Piano Harp trument ment than one ins audition more plicants can trument, r- ublings: Ap or a single ins The Big C Majo *Instrument do te and piccolo) mmit family (eg. flu in the same mbone) e or bass tro Co (eg. trombon your us! We need at’s right. Serio in serious fun. Th hen you send The MPYO is mmitment. W also need your co omise to attend and talent, but we ng that you pr ncert. n you are sayi l, camp and co your applicatio hearsal, tutoria re d for every re be well-prepa . No exceptions another. Whe n pend on one orches tra need to de ur fellow musicians Members of an u are saying yo application yo le to count on u send in your you will be ab yo count on you just as you to make th e will be able to d every one of needs each an them. MPYO . music happen Set for the Stage? be es and it may ately 15 minut d will last approxim asked to prepare for an Your audition tion, you will be your audi recorded. For rform: pe out stros - n choice to be performed with reflect Multiple Mae The Panel 1. Two piec es of your ow be contrast ing in style to t. They should e total time for accompanimen al and technical ability. Th utes. your overall m usic er than 6 min ould be no long for performing both pieces sh usic to the audition, one two sets of your m incipal Condu ctor, Please bring n for MPYO Pr PO. for the panel. You will auditio ns from the M you and one l as musicia d to perform an Kevi n Field as wel ated acco rding to will be require the following: lected and se sionists: You ce in each of You will be se ations may be Percus your own choi ough consider unaccompani ed solo of yo ur ability, alth O represents instruments re that the MPY allet keyboard arimba) made to ensu riety of ages, • M braphone or m uth with a va (either xylophone, vi Malaysia’s yo rsonalities. expe rience and pe • Snare drum no longer l and • Timpani eces should be sions are fina ing all three pi all panel deci The total time for perform Pl ease note that ing th e decisions dence regard than 6 minutes. no correspon rument rtained. tioning for inst will be ente If you are audi Wind and B rass players: ed solo for each unaccompani lect only one ce time should not doublings, se total performan instrumen t. Again, the ey – Here’s the K utes. exceed 6 min Important and cted by MPYO ch will be sele excerpts whi 2. Orchestral dition. prior to your au Auditionvice mailed to you of the panel. the discretion 3. Si ght reading at o– Ad Very Virtuos for ing refully to best show off Audition tion pieces ca mplete more thnatnumot e ose your audi to present a co n • Cho your abilit ies. You are no work; a select t required ed passage fro m a longer piece is okay guidelines an too. d i s r en • If you are in vited to auditio n, a full set of audition pack et . uded in your t tips will be incl one instrumen for more than You can audition both, you can only successful at but if you are sition. choose one po e- Know the Scor Important Dates March 21 Closing date ications. for in 2006 appl nue et with date, ve Audition pack tral April 3 and time as well as orches ditio n will be excerpts for au applicants. mailed to successful ns. une 13 Auditio May 26 – J ailed. ition results m A ugust 19 Aud ce ptance. Deadline for ac September 1 of fers. Second round September 5 m mence. Rehearsals co eptember 16 Full payment of registra tion S fees due. ation Fresms lic oceduor App & Pr f the out and tear of urse, is to fill ends? ay to apply, of co es for your fri The easiest w . Need copi ication and send it in u need fro m the MPYO attached appl y copies as yo ll us and d print as man Or you can ca Download an armonic.com. t us w.m alaysianphilh ions to you. In fact, contac website at ww more applicat y to send we’ll be happ have. ns you might w ith any questio must be or by mail and ed in person cept faxed Applications can be deliver 2006. MPY O does not ac es day, 21 March received by Tu Fees plications. or e-mailed ap or Matter of… The Min Post applicatio ns to: duled tend your sche The Administra tor stra er, you must at an ic Youth Orche FREE. Howev ease apply early to ensure Malaysi an Philharmon NAS Twin Tow ers AUDITION IS n expense. Pl 2, PETRO r audition at yo ur ow Level 2, Tower 8 Kuala Lumpu venue neares t to you. Centre, 5008 audition at the le Kual a Lumpur City 3243 (d irect lines) e non-refundab 1 7748 / 2051 e is a one-tim Tel: +603-205 line) cted fo r MPYO, ther r per seas on, payable +603-2051 7008 (general If you are sele each membe of RM250 for Fax: +603-205 1 7599 nas.com.my re gistration fee r offer. thorch@petro ceptance of ou E-mail: mpyou armonic.com upon your ac to and alaysianphilh vel expenses Web: www.m y minimum tra tion packet co nsisting , MPYO will pa ceive an audi For rehearsals ing to: plicants will re e, orchestral excerpts mpur amount Successful ap e and venu from Kuala Lu dition date, tim 06. of their assign ed au 3 April 20 s fare return be mailed on ang Valley – Bu return s. These will KL and the Kl and audition tip 06. alaysia – Bus fare 19 August 20 Peninsular M re return mailed out on rawak – Airfa results will be Sabah and Sa own Audition d pay for your cted to find an However, yo u will be expe n in KL. accommodatio ls for tours ation and mea vel, accommod at any time. ver cost of tra d guidelines MPYO will co programme, its policies an its 2006/2007 and m usic camps. the right to alt er details of erves n. MPYO res e of publicatio correct at tim All details are Closing date: Tuesday, 21 March 2006 Audition Application Form Season 2006/2007 • A P P L I C A N T D E TA I L S Please write clearly. All relevant sections of the form must be completed. Name (underline family name) IC / Passport No Citizenship Date of Birth Age at 01/01/06 Address passpo r t - s i z e d ph o t o Postcode Telephone (Home) Mobile Email Fax Current Status (student, employment, gap-year) School / Tertiary Institution Level completed • A U D IT IO N DETAI L S Instrument(s) to be auditioned (please indicate instrument doublings where applicable) • AUDIT I ON LOC ATIO N Please indicate ‘1’ for first preferred First Choice Years of Study choice and ‘2’ for second choice. Level with grade & marks (eg ABRSM , Trinity, if applicable) North Penang Audition Repertoire (Applicant’s own choice: please specify composers and title of works) Ipoh Central Kuala Lumpur South Johor Bahru Second Choice Years of Study East Coast Kuantan Level with grade & marks East Malaysia Audition Repertoire Kuching Kota Kinabalu NOTE: Auditions for percussion will only be conducted in Kuala Lumpur and Kuching or Kota Kinabalu (subject to Do you have your own instrument ? Yes No If not, do you have the use of an instrument in 2006? Yes No application.) Please list any orchestral / ensemble experiences, music programmes in which you have participated How do you get to know about MPYO? Newspaper Teacher Website Friends Others (please specify) • I NS T RUM E NTAL TE AC HE R(S ) CONTACT Name Name Telephone Telephone Address Address • I agree to abide brochure. I acceptstated in the MPYO application by the conditions that involvement • PARENT / GUARDIAN CONTACT Name in MPYO is a significant commitment for the whole season and that regular attendance at rehearsals, cut along the dotted line Telephone camps and other activities is essential. Address Signature of Applicant Date (parent / guardian to sign if applicant is under 18) Mail application to The Administrator, Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Level 2, Tower 2, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For more information, please call +603-2051 7748 / 2051 3243 (direct lines); 03-2051 7008 (general line) or log on to www.malaysianphilharmonic.com to download extra application forms.
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