2022-2023 Audition Dates

Friday, September 16th: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Prysm Prep, Prysm Strings Young Artists, and Prysm Strings auditions are open to student violin, viola, cello, and double bass players in kindergarten through 12th grade.  

  • Students are selected and placed by the sole discretion of the Director in Prysm Prep, Prysm Strings Young Artists, or Prysm Prep based on musical ability, maturity, and experience.
  • All students must be enrolled in private lessons.

Audition Requirements for PRYSM STRINGS YOUNG ARTISTS

  • Prysm Strings Young Artists students should play the following required scales.
  • Students are to bring one solo piece of their choosing from Suzuki Book 1 or 2 (or equivalent.)
  • Please see below for specific requirements for each instrument.
VIOLIN (PDF) VIOLA (PDF) CELLO (PDF) BASS (PDF)


Audition Requirements for PRYSM STRINGS

  • Prysm Strings students should play the following required scales.
  • Students are to play one solo piece of their choosing.
  • All students considered for Prysm Strings must be proficient with vibrato.
  • All Cellists must select scales which demonstrate the use of thumb position.
  • Please see below for specific requirements for each instrument.

Violin (PDF) VIOLA (PDF) Cello (PDF) Bass (PDF)

The applicant and/or parent/guardian agree that all decisions concerning placement and participation in the Prysm Strings program are at the sole discretion of the artistic staff, and that their decisions are final.

Annual tuition for the 2022-2023 season is $1,845.  A non-refundable deposit of $550 is due at the time an accepted student registers for the Prysm Strings program. 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 PYOMI office at chood@pyomusic.org or 215.545.0502 for more information.

Faculty Adjudicators

Gloria dePasquale, Director and Conductor, Prysm Strings
Andrea Weber, Conductor, Prysm Strings Young Artists

Schedule an Audition

Auditions are by appointment only. Complete the online registration form with your preferred audition date and time. The PYOMI office will contact you to confirm your audition.

Schedule an Audition

If you have questions, please contact us at info@pyomusic.org or 215.545.0502.

Location

Settlement Music School – Wynnefield Branch
4910 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131