Northern Kentucky Youth Orchestra
Ellen C. Stephens, director
Award-winning advanced intermediate (Level 4) auditioned string orchestra.
No age restriction, approximately 7th-10th grade with 4-6 years experience.
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. (First rehearsal: Sept 7, 2017)
Immanuel UMC, 2551 Dixie Hwy, Lakeside Park, KY 41017
Duration: 2 semesters (Sept-Dec and Jan-Apr).
Requirements: Enrollment in private lessons, and an annual audition.
Youth Orchestra tuition: $190 per semester per student.
2017-18 NKYO Performances:
Saturday, Oct 28: (2-8 pm) Joint Concert with Conner MS. Workshop with the Southbank Quartet.
Saturday, Dec 9: (5:00 pm) Holiday Concert
Saturday, Mar 17: (4:30 pm) Barnes & Noble on the Levee
April 5-8: Competition & tour in St. Louis, MO
Sunday, Apr 29: (3:30 pm) Spring Concert, Historic Memorial Hall
Youth Orchestra auditions:
Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ Immanuel UMC (9:00 am - 12 noon)
Contact email@example.com to schedule an audition.
- Scales: (2 octaves) C, G, D, A, E, F, Bb, Eb, and Ab Major.
- 2-octave chromatic scale from lowest open string only.
- Prepared work demonstrating vibrato and shifting. Piano accompaniment not necessary.
- Total of 4 excerpts as given, from:
- Capriccio Espagnol by Rimsky-Korsakov (Listen here)
- Impresario Overture by Mozart (Listen here)
Click to download excerpts:
Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel
2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017