For our musicians

 

New student and move-up auditions are Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Christ Church United Methodist on Quarrier Street!
Percussion auditions are Monday, August 26, before the first rehearsal at Horace Mann Middle School in Kanawha City!

Please call 304-957-9888 or email wvyouthsymphony@gmail.com to schedule an audition time.

First rehearsal is Monday, August 26, 2019 at Horace Mann Middle School!
Rehearsal times are as follows:
Parent meeting is Monday, August 26, 2019 at Horace Mann Middle School starting around 6:45pm during rehearsal. See you there!

 

 

 

Latest news

 

Read the Welcome Newsletter for August 2019

 

If you have news about musical honors our students have received,
please email them to the General Manager

 

 

 

 

 

Dress code

West Virginia Youth Symphony members are required to attend all Youth Symphony concerts.  Parents can do their part by making sure that students are properly dressed and arrive on time with music in hand and ready to perform.  The concert performance is a chance for students to show their families, friends, peers and the general public their command of compositions and playing skills. 

Required Concert Attire

Cadet Strings and Youth Strings:  BLACK & WHITE

§  Top: white (not cream) long-sleeved dress shirt

§  Bottom: Black dress pants or floor-length black skirt

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks or opaque hose

 

Youth Winds:  PIT  BLACK

§  Top: Black long-sleeved dress shirt or blouse with sweater

§  Bottom: Black dress pants or floor-length black skirt

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks or opaque hose

 

Youth Orchestra:  CONCERT BLACK

Young ladies: all black

§  Top: Long or ¾ sleeve black dress shirt, blouse, or sweater. Hem must be long enough to cover the entire stomach. No translucent/transparent material.

§  Bottom: Black dress pants or floor-length black skirt

§  Dresses: All black floor-length dress with sleeves or sweater to cover arms

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks or opaque hose

Young gentlemen: all black with white shirt

§  Top: White dress shirt, black bow tie, black jacket

§  Bottom: Black trousers

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks

§  A tuxedo is appropriate but not necessary.

 

The following list of attire provides examples of unacceptable concert dress. It is not an exhaustive list but rather offers a guideline for what NOT to wear.

§  Tops: tank tops, t-shirts, plunging necklines, bare arms

§  Bottoms: sweats, leggings, yoga pants, skirt or dress hems above the knee when sitting, bare ankles/legs

§  Shoes: tennis shoes, sandals, slippers, very high heels

If the student is unable to acquire a change of clothing before the concert, they will be provided with clothes—fitting or not—from the WVYS.

 

Forms

 

Google Forms that open in browser

Student Information Form

Concert Program Ad Sales

Parent Volunteer Form

Financial Aid Application

Concert Competition Application

Comments

John Lambros Scholaship application


School Participation Exemption (Word doc)