Silver Creek Music Academy

Silver Creek Youth Orchestra

Youth Orchestra Programs (YOP) Ensembles


Youth Entry Level String Ensemble

Provides an introduction to orchestral performance for string players. 

Rehearsals: TBA


Youth Intermediate Level String Ensemble

Provides orchestral performance instruction for string players with some ensemble experience, reading and playing at or above Grade 3 RCM. The provided RCM playing levels are suggested guidelines only.

Rehearsals: TBA 


Youth Advanced Level String Ensemble

Provides instruction for string players with some ensemble experience playing at or above Grade 6 RCM or Suzuki Book V.The provided RCM / Suzuki playing levels are suggested guidelines only.

Rehearsals: TBA

Fee: Fee for the full 2019-20 season is $450. The online registration and payment process has begun for those who were successful in their spring audition. Registration and payment is required before the first rehearsal. New applicants will receive fall audition information in August.


Youth Advanced Level Full Symphony Orchestra

Provides the thrilling experience of rehearsing and performing a wide variety of symphonic masterpieces. Youth Orchestra members will have an opportunity to compete in the annual Concerto Competition. Applicants should play at or above Grade 8 RCM. The provided RCM playing levels are suggested guidelines only.

Rehearsals: TBA

 


Youth Chamber Music Program (CMP)

Available all levels

The YO Chamber Music Program (CMP) provides chamber music instruction for all instrumentalists. Existing and new groups are welcome, as well as individual candidates who based on availability will be organized in ensembles (trios, quartets, etc.).

Training is provided. The instruction focuses on leadership and abilities to follow, teamwork and active listening. The exploration of a wide range of chamber music repertoire is encouraged. This program provides a fun and challenging way to create music, hone skills and expand performance opportunities.

The CMP concert will be scheduled towards the end of the season.