Information for Members
Membership is open to students through age 21 years. College credit is available through several programs – we will work with you to find the right one!
To get started, download and complete a Youth Symphony Registration Form.
Auditions for Youth Symphony
Auditions are mandatory for all new members wanting to play in the advanced level (Youth Symphony) and Junior Symphony members who wish to move up to Youth Symphony level.
Auditions are not required for Sinfonette, Junior Symphony, or for returning members.
Text Sharyn Peterson at 360-421-2527 to schedule an audition.
All tuition fees are payable at the time of audition.
Audition Requirements for Youth Symphony
- A 2-minute solo to demonstrate your current advancement level.
- Brief sight-reading.
- Strings: play a 3-octave major and a 3-octave minor scale of your choice.
- Brass and woodwinds: play a 2-octave major scale and a 2-octave minor scale of your choice (you can also choose to do 3 octaves if your instrument has the range), and a chromatic scale of your maximum length.
Rehearsals for 2016-2017 season will be held on Monday evenings beginning on September 12, 2016.
Whatcom Hills Waldorf School – view map
941 Austin Drive
Bellingham, WA 98229
Sinfonette from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Junior Symphony from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Youth Symphony from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sinfonette and Junior Symphony: White long sleeve blouse/shirt and black slacks/trousers or ankle length black skirt and black shoes and stockings/socks.
Youth Symphony: Girls dress in black dress uniform (long sleeve floor-length dress); Boys dress in white long sleeve tuxedo shirt with special button and black trousers and jacket; both wear black shoes and stockings/socks.