JOIN THE SCVYO
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
🎵 Who Must Audition?
All New musicians
ALL NOVAE SINFONIA MUSICIANS
Continuing musicians wishing to move up to next-level ensemble
Chair challenge (Orchestra, only)
Continuing musicians wishing to join an additional ensemble
PAY: $35 non-refundable Audition Processing Fee
How do I join Novae Sinfonia?
NEW musicians wishing to join Novae Sinfonia for Fall ‘19 and/or Spring ‘20 season must audition.
RETURNING Novae Sinfonia musicians wishing to continue participation for the 2019-2020 season must audition
Orchestra musicians wishing to move-up to Novae Sinfonia must audition
Where are Auditions Held?
Auditions are by appointment, only, held at College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus, Pico Canyon Hall, 2nd Floor. There is ample metered parking in lot 5 on day of auditions.
When is My Audition?
You will receive an audition appointment time upon receipt of your application and audition fee payment.
How do I join an Ensemble?
NEW MUSICIANS: You need to audition if you would like to enroll in one or more of our ensembles. Please complete and submit the Audition Request & Enrollment Application and Audition Fees.
Auditions are held prior to the start of each season in Pico Canyon Hall at College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus. Musicians will perform for members of the SCVYO artistic staff. The artistic directors will evaluate and make an ensemble placement decision at the time of audition. Auditions are to be unaccompanied. Only musician is allowed in the audition room.
What if I am returning and want to stay in the same Ensemble?
No audition is necessary if are re-enrolling and plan to stay in the same ensemble you participated in during the Spring 2019 semester. You MUST complete the Enrollment Application.
*** NOTE: ALL NEW & RETURNING NOVAE SINFONIA MUSICIANS MUST AUDITION
I am returning and want to move up to the next advanced ensemble. What is required?
If you would like to move up or join an additional ensemble, you need to audition and pay audition fees before your appointment will be scheduled. Evaluation and placement decisions are made solely by the artistic directors at the time of audition. See the links below for the typical skill levels required for each ensemble.