Alpharetta Youth Symphony Orchestra
(AlphaYouthSO)

Join us for the
2022-2023 Season!

Auditions will be held in July 2022.

It is our goal to provide a fun and professional musical experience for students in the Northeastern Atlanta region.

General Information

Auditions for the AlphaYouthSO are generally held in July prior to the concert season, which runs from August through May.  Priority seating will be given to those auditioning on the formal audition dates; however, a private audition can be scheduled at any time throughout the season.

Auditions and membership is open primarily to middle school through high school ages. Younger students with exceptional ability will also be considered for membership.

The concert season generally includes 3 main concert events with music ranging from challenging orchestral works of great composers to holiday classics and some pop music.  Opportunities to play in smaller chamber ensembles may also exist.

2022-2023 Season Auditions

 

Audition Locations

Audition Times & Dates

  • Auditions for the 2022-2023 Season will be held in July 2022. They will remain open until all positions are filled. Register now for an audition by emailing alphayouthso@alpharettasymphony.org

Audition Requirements

  • Audition Requirements for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Piano, Harp: 

    • 2 Scales (2 or 3 octaves) 

    • 2 Contrasting pieces (e.g. solo, etude, orchestral excerpt) written for your instrument

  • Audition Requirements for Percussion:

    • 1 excerpt or etude for Timpani

    • 1 excerpt or etude for auxiliary instrument

Audition Sign Up and Application Fees

Please email AlphaYouthSO@alpharettasymphony.org to register for auditions. The application fee will be $25 for the 2022-2023 Season.   

 

 

 

Rehearsals and Concerts

Rehearsal Location

Concert Location

Rehearsal & Concert Times

Rehearsals and concerts will generally be held on Sundays from 5-7pm.
 

Rehearsal & Concert Dates ​- TBD

Rehearsals and concerts will generally be held on Sundays from 5-7pm.

Membership

 

Handbook & Forms

Students who are accepted into the AlphaYouthSO, ​must read the Member Handbook (to be sent via email) and complete the following:

  1. AlphaYouthSO Policies and Release Form 

  2. AlphaYouthSO Membership Agreement Form

For any schedule conflict, fill out the AlphaYouthSO Absence Form.

 

Tuition

Membership tuition is due on or before the first rehearsal of each "semester" (August-November/December and January-May). Tuition for the 2022-2023 Season will be ​$275 per semester or $500 for the full season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Education Director: Barbaraann Bongiovanni

Email: AlphaYouthSO@alpharettasymphony.org

Phone: (678) 622-6182

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