Have a young musician in your home? Expand his or her horizons in the Canyons Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Auditions for the districtwide, extracurricular orchestra for fifth- through ninth-graders will be held Sept. 17-19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.. in the Jordan High School band room. Auditioning students will be asked to:
- Play a short, prepared piece or etude
- Play scales (preferably 2 octaves
- Sight-read a simple song.
Percussionists will need to be skilled on snare, timpani, and mallets.
The Canyons Youth Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Jenni Perkins, Albion Middle; Keith Davis, Butler Middle; and Lena Wood, Midvale Middle. The group has performed with the American West Symphony and at Abravanel Hall, at spring and winter concerts. Tuition is around $10 per month. For more information, or to fill out an application, please visit the Canyons Fine Arts page.