Conservatory Outreach

 
Conservatory Outreach
(440) 826-2365
SE and SO Absentee Line (440) 826-7280
JYO and SYO Absentee Line (440) 826-7290
conreach@bw.edu

Baldwin Wallace Youth Orchestra Program

Our orchestras and ensembles provide talented young musicians with opportunities to expand and strengthen their musical skills and knowledge. The programs are designed to be supplemental to area school programs, and it is expected that all orchestra members play in their own school ensembles, where they exist.  In addition,  members are encouraged to participate in as many school musical activities as possible to increase their playing experience.  New members are accepted each September and January. 

*An audition is required for membership in any ensemble. 

New Member Auditions for Spring 2014
Saturday, January 11 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

To set up an audition time, call the Conservatory Outreach Office for information (440-826-2365) or use the form below. 

String Ensemble -- Saturdays, 9:15-10:15 am
A beginning ensemble for new string players with a minimum of 4 months playing experience. Students do not need to be taking private lessons to play in String Ensemble.
Cost: $100 per semester plus $15 registration fee 

String Orchestra -- Saturdays, 10:30-12:00 pm
For students who have had a minimum of one year private study.
Cost: $115 per semester plus $15 registration fee 

String Ensemble and String Orchestra will present two concerts during the year, one in December and one in May.

Junior Youth Orchestra -- Saturdays, 9:00 to 10:15 am
For students who have had a minimum of two years private study of string instruments.
Cost: $115 per semester plus $15 registration fee

Senior Youth Orchestra -- Saturdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
For students who have had a minimum of three years of private study of string, wind, or percussion instruments.
Cost: $140 per semester plus $15 registration fee 

Junior and Senior Youth orchestras have three concerts per year, in December, March, and May. In addition, members of Senior Youth orchestra may compete in the annual Concerto Competition held in November. The winner will perform with the Senior Youth orchestra on the March concert.

We also have Chamber Music Groups for string players, a great addition to your Youth Orchestra experience.  Click the link above for details.   

For further information, an audition time or registration, contact the Conservatory Outreach Office: (440) 826-2365 -- conreach@bw.edu or use the form below.

Audition Request Form

You will be contacted within two business days to confirm your audition time.

* Required information
Has your child previously participated in an Outreach school year program? *
Student First Name: *
Student Last Name: *
Address: *
Address 2:
City, State, Zip: *
Parent Name: *
Phone: *
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Instrument: *
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