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									          GBYO 2010-11 AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM (please print clearly):

          Name

          Address

          City                                                                                                                       ST             Zip   Email

          Phone #                                                                                                                      Instrument           Grade (2010-11)

          Parent Signature

          Send completed form with nonrefundable $10 audition fee to:   GBYO
                                                                  80 Maryanne Drive
                                                                  Monroe, CT 06468


GBYO
PO Box 645
Fairfield, CT 06824-0645




203-459-4249
                              P.O. Box 645 ♪ Fairfield, CT 06824-0645


               www.GBYO.org
                                                                                                                                                                              Introducing the




                                                                        Christopher Hisey, Music Director
                                                                        Barbara Upton, Executive Director
                                                                                                            New for 2010-11
                                                                                                                              Wind Ensemble
WHO:                                         WHEN:                                                    he Greater Bridgeport Youth
Are you a dedicated young musician who
loves to play and perform on your
instrument? Do you want to improve
                                             TWO HOURS ON SATURDAY MORNINGS
                                             DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR
                                                                                               T      Orchestras, founded in 1961, offers
                                                                                                      one of the finest opportunities for
                                                                                               young musicians in the area. The GBYO
                                                                                               consists of four performing ensembles.
your skills in a fun and supportive                                                            2009-10 membership includes nearly 240
atmosphere? Yes? Then audition for the                                                         gifted young musicians from towns in
Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras                                                            Fairfield and New Haven counties. A staff
Wind Ensemble!                                                                                 of four conductors and five coaches guides
                                                                                               them.
Students in grades 5-8 who play              COST:          $425 FOR THE SEASON
woodwind       (including    saxophone,          (PLUS NON-REFUNDABLE $10 AUDITON              Saturdays from September through May,
euphonium, baritone horn), brass, and                                                          the four orchestras bring these young
                                                         REGISTRATION FEE)
percussion instruments are encouraged                                                          people together for music, enjoyment and
                                                                                               learning. Through rehearsals and formal
to audition! If you qualify for a spot in
                                                                                               performances, the young musicians gain
one of our orchestras (saxophones,                                                             valuable experience and an important
euphonium and baritone horn not                                                                sense of achievement.
included in orchestral seating), that is
where you will be placed.                                                                      THE PRINCIPAL ORCHESTRA is one of the
                                                                                               most acclaimed youth ensembles in the
WHAT:                                                                                          region. The Principal Orchestra plays the
                                                                                               world’s great symphonic literature at an
This exciting new ensemble will offer you    AUDITION INFORMATION:                             excellent level of performance and
the opportunity to learn more about your     •    Auditions are by appointment only.           musicianship.
instrument.     You’ll   perform      wind   •    At the audition you will
ensemble literature at a high level and               • play one or more scales                THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA provides an
get to know other students your age who               • play a prepared piece of your          opportunity for advanced players to
                                                         choice—solo, etude, or piece from     continue to grow musically prior to moving
share the same love for their instruments
                                                         lesson book . (You may not play       into the Principal Orchestra.
as you do for yours! In addition, the Wind
                                                         entire piece at audition)
Ensemble will perform at the three family             • be asked to sight-read some music      THE CONCERT ORCHESTRA provides its
concerts in the GBYO Concert Series!         •    Audition dates are August 30-31 and          musicians the first opportunity to perform
                                                  September 1-2. Please go to GBYO             in a full orchestra in order to gain valuable
Areas to be covered include:                      website at www.gbyo.org/audition.htm to      experience and training prior to entering
•   Playing with a big sound                      submit your registration online or through   the Symphony Orchestra.
•   Playing in tune                               the form on reverse of this brochure.
                                             •    You will receive your audition
•   Rhythm                                                                                     THE STRING ORCHESTRA serves the needs
•   Dynamics                                      appointment time and other information
                                                                                               of young string players by providing
•   Phrasing                                      through the mail in July 2010
                                                                                               fundamental ensemble experience.
•   New key signatures

								
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