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ABOUT PYPO

Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

Audition Process

1. Musicians are accepted through an audition process by appointment only, with exception of Overture Strings (entry level). Admittance to Overture Strings requires completion of online registration, payment of appropriate fee(s), and completed teacher recommendation form which is available for download during registration.

2. Audition Fee is $30. Sliding fee schedule based on registration date applies.

3. All Philharmonic Orchestra and Prelude Ensembles must register and reserve their Audition Appointment online using the specific link for each ensemble located on www.pypo.org/auditions.

4. Auditions and Season Rehearsals are held at:

Chartiers Valley Intermediate School
2030 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

See www.pypo.org/auditions for detailed audition requirements, fees, and audition appointment links.


2017-2018 Season Tuition:

PYPO Philharmonic Orchestra (advanced orchestra) ............................................ $625

PYPO Prelude String Ensemble (intermediate strings) .......................................... $460

PYPO Prelude Band Ensemble (intermediate woodwinds, brass, percussion) ...... $460

PYPO Overture Strings (entry level strings) ............................................................ $260

Tuition scholarships available for qualifying applicants.
Installment payment plans available.
10% multi-member discount on lower price ensemble.


Saturday Rehearsal Times By Ensemble (mid-October – early April)*

PYPO Philharmonic Orchestra ............................................................ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

PYPO Prelude String Ensemble .......................................................... 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

PYPO Prelude Band Ensemble (woodwinds, brass, percussion) .........10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Overture Strings ..................................................................................... 9:00 am - 10:00

*Additional sectional rehearsals may be scheduled by director prior to or following regular rehearsals as needed.

The Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra performs 3 - 4 concerts per season
in the Western PA area, and tours internationally every 3 years.

 

 


PRELUDE FESTIVAL
MUSIC


2016-2017
SEASON SCHEDULE

Important Dates

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Season Auditions
Registration

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Season Auditions

Registration


June 26-30, 2017
Summer Camp
REGISTER HERE


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