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ORCHESTRAS
The Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra comprises four individual groups with the
singular focus of training intermediate and advanced musicians in the discipline and
art of performance.
STRING CONCERTINO
Entry Level String Orchestra
COLLEEN STROM, CONDUCTOR

 

String Concertino Description

This Orchestra provides entry-level string orchestra training to student ages 6 and up who wish to gain confidence, experience, and ensemble skills with other musicians. Their season includes two performances and weekly rehearsals that focus on technique, ensemble performance skills, basic string repertoire, and music theory. Students in String Concertino will perform two concerts a year. 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

To audition for this beginning string orchestra, musicians must have played their instrument for at least 6 months, and demonstrate basic sight-reading skills

Audition Materials: Click on the links below to download your materials:

VIOLIN  VIOLA  CELLO  BASS

SYMPHONIC STRINGS
Intermediate String Orchestra
SANDY NEEL, CONDUCTOR

Symphonic Strings Description

This Orchestra provides string orchestra training to predominantly middle school-aged student musicians who read music and have at least three years of playing experience on their instruments. This orchestra provides an intermediate string orchestral experience featuring exclusive training opportunities with Florida Orchestra musicians in sectionals, weekly rehearsals that focus on technique, ensemble performance skills, and intermediate string repertoire. Students in Symphonic Strings will perform two concerts a year and are encouraged to participate in TMYO community outreach concerts scheduled throughout each season.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

This intermediate string orchestra is for musicians ages 6 and up to hone ensemble skills and performance poise. Musicians who wish to audition for this ensemble must have played their instrument for at least three years, and can demonstrate strong sight-reading skills. Click on the links below to download your materials:

VIOLIN   VIOLA CELLO  BASS

PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Intermediate Full Orchestra
JASON JERALD, CONDUCTOR

 

Philharmonic Orchestra Description

This is full orchestral experience featuring exclusive training opportunities with Florida Orchestra musicians in sectionals, and weekly rehearsals that emphasize ensemble playing, intonation, complex rhythmic study, and quality tone production.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Musicians who wish to audition for this orchestra must demonstrate mastery of the skills needed to perform the required excerpts and have strong sight-reading skills.

 

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Advanced Full Orchestra
DR. WILLIAM WIEDRICH, CONDUCTOR

 

Symphony Orchestra Description

The Symphony Orchestra is an advanced full orchestra. Symphony will perform full-scale works from the repertoire, and provide rigorous, musically rich training of young musicians in preparation for advanced study in the nation’s finest music schools and conservatories.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Musicians who wish to audition for this orchestra must demonstrate mastery of the skills needed to perform the required excerpts and have strong sight-reading skills. 

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