2019-2020 Audition Dates
June 12, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Auditions for Pizzicato Players are open to student plucked string players ranging in age from 12 through 21 years. Ensembles will be formatted to fit the needs of the various levels by upper and lower ranges.
Instruments Considered for Audition Include:
- Classical/Acoustic Guitars
- Harp, “Folk” Harp
- Baroque Plucked strings – Lute, Theorbo
All instruments must be comfortable and proficient in tuning their instruments by themselves.
- All players are required to play their choice of a solo or two contrasting etudes. In addition, each player must perform scales in 2-3 octaves, arpeggios, and demonstrate sight-reading fundamentals
- Improvisational and solo opportunities available in Renaissance and Baroque styles respectively
Annual Pizzicato Players tuition for the 2019-2020 season is $500.00. A non-refundable $150.00 deposit is due at the time an accepted student registers for the PYO organization. Tuition balance is due by the first rehearsal of the concert season.
Financial Aid is available for those accepted students who demonstrate financial need. Applications are available upon request. Please contact the PYO office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.545.0502 for more information.