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YS Seating Hearings
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CIYS Audition Application Form
Please submit your online application no later than May 7, 2017.
All auditions will be held on May 13th or by appointment.
Student's Phone Number
Guardian Phone Number
How did you hear about CIYS?
I am a CIYS member
From a CIYS member
My music teacher
WCBU/Peoria Public Radio
CIYS member who referred you:
Years Played (Primary Instrument)
If your instrument is transposing, and available in different keys (e.g. Clarinet in Bb or Clarinet in A) - please let us know which instrument(s) you own.
Other Instruments Played
Group(s) you are auditioning for (check all that apply)
Honors String Quartet (must be a violin, viola or cello player in Youth Symphony)
Members of the CIYS organization are expected to play an important part in helping to build meaningful music programs in their own schools and communities by participating in their school orchestra/band program, when such a program exists. All members should endeavor to participate in private study. We serve as an extension of our fine school programs and are proud to support and collaborate with area teachers.
School Name in August 2017
Grade in August 2017
I am a member of my school's:
No orchestra or band at my school.
My school music teacher's name is:
My school music teacher's email address is:
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are unable to participate in your school orchestra/band program but still wish to join the CIYS, you must provide a detailed written explanation below. Your ability to participate without being a member of your school orchestra/band program will be determined at the discretion of the CIYS.
My $25 non-refundable audition fee will be submitted:
Online immediately following this application. (You will be directed to this page after submitting the application.)
By mail to the CIYS office.
*Your audition will not be scheduled until payment is received.
Submit Your Audition Application
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and National Endowment for the Arts.
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