The Rand Symphony Orchestra invites applications (see below) from music students to audition for our annual Youth Concert to be held on Sunday afternoon, 11June 2023, venue to be advised. Candidates should be of the highest standard (not lower than Grade 6) and currently attending school; or an undergraduate music student at university (age limit 21).
An audition fee of R250.00 will be payable at the audition on Saturday 4 March 2023 at Domus Dei Church, Jean Road, Blairgowrie, times to be advised. Applicants and their teachers will be advised of the results of their audition by 6 March. Assistance in payment of the audition fee will be considered for those with financial difficulties.
Candidates are to supply their own accompanist for the audition. As there is only one piano available at the audition venue, piano concerti need not be accompanied.
Candidates can expect auditions of longer works to be curtailed at 8 minutes, to allow adequate time for all applicants.
Successful candidates will be expected to attend at least three Tuesday evening rehearsals prior to the concert, the general rehearsal (date to be confirmed) before the concert, and the performance.
Each candidate selected to perform will be presented with a certificate at the end of the performance.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 20 February 2023
DATE OF AUDITIONS: Saturday, 4 March 2023 at a time to be decided.
AUDITION FEE: R250.00 payable at the audition by Cash, Credit Card or EFT to: