Fall Audition Excerpts for the 2023-24 season
Priority auditions for the 2023-24 BPYO season took place in May but there are still a few openings to be filled at our upcoming in-person auditions in early September. If you would like to audition for the 2023-24 season, please fill out the form https://app.getacceptd.com/bostonphilyouth there will be no need to submit a video. There will be a $20 fee collected by Acceptd. If you have questions or need help email email@example.com and we will assist you.
Please prepare two contrasting pieces or movements of the highest level that showcase your musical and technical abilities. Pieces from different styles and time periods are encouraged. (Percussionists, please prepare something on timpani, snare, and mallets.)
Please also prepare the designated orchestral excerpts for your instrument, posted below. If you would like to substitute other excerpts from the standard repertoire, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for approval. BPYO auditions will include an informal interview. Inquiries about auditions should be directed to the BPYO office, 617.236.0999 or email@example.com.
The excerpts for the fall 2023 BPYO auditions are listed below. The parts are available by clicking the links below. Please select, download, and print the appropriate part at your convenience. IN ADDITION TO THE EXCERPTS LINKED BELOW, PLEASE PREPARE TWO CONTRASTING SOLO PIECES.
English horn, piccolo, and Eb and bass clarinet excerpts are optional. Please bring an excerpt of your choice if you would like to audition on one of those instruments.
IN ADDITION TO THE EXCERPTS LINKED BELOW, PLEASE PREPARE TWO CONTRASTING SOLO PIECES.
Oboe & English Horn
Percussion & Timpani