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. (First rehearsal: Sept 6, 2017)
New Hope Campus, 22 Wm Blatt Ave, Southgate, KY 41071 (Click here for map)
Duration: 2 semesters (Sept-Dec and Jan-Apr).
Requirements: Enrollment in private lessons, and an annual audition.
Youth Sinfonia tuition: $190 per semester per student.
2017-18 Youth Sinfonia Performances:
Sunday, Nov 19: Immanuel UMC
Thursday, Dec 7: (7:00 pm) The Carnegie, Covington
Saturday, Dec 9: (7:00 pm) Holiday Concert
Saturday, Jan 27: (7:00 pm) Weston Art Gallery at the Aronoff
Saturday, Feb 17: (7:00 pm) Julia Bartles Concerto Competition
April 5-8: Competition & tour, St. Louis, MO
Sunday, Apr 29: (3:30 pm) Spring Concert, Historic Memorial Hall
Youth Sinfonia auditions:
Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ Immanuel UMC (9:00 am - 12 noon)
Contact email@example.com to schedule an audition.
- 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 4 excerpts as given, from:
- Mahler's Symphony No. 5, Adagietto (except double bass) (Listen here)
- Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony Op. 110 (Listen here)
- Bach's Brandenburg No. 5 (double bass only) (Listen here)
Click to download excerpts:
Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel
2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017