Are you ready to join the orchestras of Youth Music Monterey County?!
Join YMMC for our upcoming 2014-2015 session by preparing the audition requirements, available online at: http://www.youthmusicmonterey.org/pdfs/AuditionRequirements.pdf
Applications for the 2014-2015 season is available at the button below
Auditions for the Spring session beginning February 18th 2015 will be held at the first rehearsal Wednesday, February 18th by appointment only at the Monterey High School Music Building.
The tuition rate for the 2014-15 season is $800.00 (not due until the first rehearsal in the Fall) and, additionally, a non-refundable deposit of $50.00 which will be due at Registration. Families are required to fulfill the YMMC volunteer commitments to receive this rate. If you join at a different session during the season, tuition is pro-rated (November $550 and February $275).
Tuition assistance is available and carpools can be arranged. More information is available by calling 831-375-1992 and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive an email confirmation once you are registered, and a password to our members website to download and prepare a piece of music (in lieu of a sight reading excerpt) for the conductor IN ADDITION to the audition requirements.
In addition to joining the JUNIOR YOUTH or HONORS ORCHESTRAS, we are holding auditions for additional ensemble opportunities. Membership in the orchestras is required. There is no addition fee to participate in these groups.
CHAMBER PLAYERS music program provides Honors Orchestra musicians opportunities to advocate for the arts and give back to the local community through public performances representing YMMC and is led by professional musician and Chamber Music Director Erica Horn.
BRASS CHOIR seeks to inspire the true blend and beauty of the brass sections through invigorating and challenging music and is led by professional musician and coach Alex Bedner.
WOODWIND ENSEMBLE is for musicians seeking additional musical challenges in a small group ensemble.
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YMMC Orchestra Rehearsals held on Wednesday's September - May
Junior Youth Orchestra: 4:20 pm- 6:00 pm
Honors Orchestra: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
@ Monterey High School Band Room
700 Pacific Street, Monterey
Directions to Monterey High School
View MHS Music Building in a Google Map
- YMMC 2014-15 Rehearsal and Concert Calendar
- Audition Requirements
- YMMC Honors Chamber Players - General Information
- Student & Parent Handbook
- School Music Verification Form
- Honors Concerto Competition Form
- Junior Youth Concerto Competition Form
- Absence Form
- Instrument Transition Program
- Directions to Monterey High School-Cafeteria
- Private Music Teacher Listing
FAQ: My child is interested in music. How do I get them started learning how to play an orchestral instrument?
Participate in your local school music program if available. Be inspired by attending the next YMMC concert where young, local musicians perform classical and modern repertoire led by a professional conductor. Check out our Links page for a comprehensive list of music teachers on the Monterey Peninsula, local music schools, and beginning-intermediate orchestra programs. Download our audition requirements to prepare an audition for the Junior Youth or Honors Orchestras. Contact us for further information and to register your musician for the YMMC orchestra programs!
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