The Clarksville Youth Orchestra provides high-quality instruction and exciting performance
opportunities for young string students in the greater Clarksville area. The CYO aims
to enrich the lives of the students as well as the community and to help influence
the local schools to include string orchestra as part of their music education.
Auditions will take place on Monday, January 10, 2022. The auditions will be between
the hours of 5:00 and 7:00 on the campus of Austin Peay State University. Auditions
will be held in Room 147 in the Music/Mass Communications Building. Audition slots
will be five minutes each. Audition requirements are as follows:
One scale of choice (1, 2, or 3 octaves with whatever bowing you choose)
A prepared piece of music showing the students technical ability
Following your audition, you will be placed into either the Melodic Orchestra or the
Harmonic Orchestra. You will be notified of your results by email.
If you are unable to audition on January 10, please firstname.lastname@example.org make other arrangements.
Adult community members who have graduated from high school are invited to participate
in the CYO without performing an audition. Visit the "Adult Members" tab or contact
us for registration information.
Check back for current announcements soon!
The Clarksville Youth Orchestra is the premier orchestral training youth orchestra
for young string students in the Clarksville area. Designed for students who currently
receive private instruction and/or participate in their school orchestra, the orchestra
allows young musicians to refine their ensemble playing, learn orchestral procedures,
and focus on beautiful sound production.
String players who have graduated from high school are invited to join the Clarksville
Youth Orchestra tuition-free without performing an audition. Please click the "Register"
button below, and be sure to select "High School Graduate" when asked for "Current
Grade in School." Direct any questions to our staff through the "Contact Us" tab above,
or by e-mailing email@example.com
Both are required in order to participate in the orchestra. Please submit both pages
of the document prior to the first rehearsal. Completed forms may be scanned and e-mailed to us or brought to the first rehearsal.
Whether you're looking to rent, purchase, or maintain an instrument you already own,
it's essential to have access to a skilled luthier. Below you will find the CYO's
recommended string instrument shops.