26 August 2021

NUYS Auditions


Audition Timeline
Thank you for your patience with our audition process. We truly appreciate everyone who has submitted an audition video, as well as those who came in person last Saturday! It was wonderful to see you in person, by the way! It always boosts my spirits to see you again!

We thought you all would like to know the status of audition evaluations. We should be through all the videos by the end of the upcoming weekend, maybe even by Saturday night, at which time we will send out a list via email, which will also be posted on the website. 

Again, thank you for your patience!

Let's find more people!
Here's a plug for more players! Let's get the word out as schools are gradually coming back in session.

We currently have a possible 4 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 French horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 3 percussion, 22 violins, 2 violas, 5 cellos, and 1 bass. 

It would be amazing if we could total out with one more clarinet, one more bassoon, 3 more French horns, 2 more trumpets, one more trombone, a harpist, as many more violins as we can get, at least 6 more violas, 5 more cellos, and 3 more basses. 

That may sound like a tall order, but we know it's possible. We would love to have 80 players in the orchestra, like we did 2 years ago, before COVID. In reality, the best recruiters are YOU. Let's work together to make this an amazing come-back year!

Thank you so much! 
Julie 🎶

PS If you need to be unsubscribed from this list, please reply and let me know! I did my best.

Here's what we looked like March 2nd, 2020!

Julie Gardner | NUYS Managing Director

15 August 2021


Announcing the winners of this year's concerto auditions, and which concert they will be featured in:

November 2021 Concert:
Hugues Herpin Lemonnier, Violin concerto no. 3 by Camille Saint-Saens

February 2022 Concert:
Tanner Chipman, Horn Concerto No. 2 by Richard Strauss

April 2022 Concert: 
Alexis Jensen, Concerto for Oboe and Strings by Vaughan-Williams

Congratulations on all your hard work! You are each an inspiration!