DELAWARE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA, an orchestra for advanced students, usually in high school
Students from all geographic areas are welcome to audition.
Qualifications for admission are outstanding musical ability and the desire and dedication required to perform as an orchestral musician.
During a standard season, weekly DCYO rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings. In addition to regular rehearsals, sectional master classes are coached by professional musicians each trimester. For 2021-22, we will not hold our traditional, mandatory 2-day retreat in the fall, but we will have a mandatory 1-day retreat in the winter. The orchestra performs concerts in the fall, the winter and the spring.
YOUNG MUSICIANS’ ORCHESTRA, an orchestra for intermediate students of all ages
Students from all geographic areas are welcome to audition. YMO is an intermediate-level orchestra performing standard original classical works and quality high-school-level arrangements. The orchestra performs a concert in the fall and in the spring.
During a standard season, weekly YMO rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from September through May at Strath Haven High School, Wallingford, Pennsylvania. In addition to regular rehearsals, sectional master classes are coached by professional musicians each semester.
If you are not currently a member of DCYO or YMO and you are interested in auditioning for the 2021-22 Season, please click here
If you are a YMO student who would like to audition for DCYO, please click here
If you are a DCYO student who would like to return to DCYO next year, please click here
If you are a YMO student who would like to return to YMO next year, please click here
To all auditioning students, please read the audition guidelines for your instrument and review them with your music teacher.
For DCYO audition requirements, please click here.
For YMO audition requirements, please click here.
We notice your attire. Please dress appropriately.
All audition decisions and seating assignments are made solely by the Music Directors.
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