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PSYE Audition Excerpts

Audition Requirements


In your audition video, you are required to prepare two musical components:

Solo - Please prepare one solo of your choice which best demonstrates your playing ability. Solos should be a 1 ½ - 2 minute selection performed without an accompanist.

Required Excerpts – You will be expected to prepare all excerpts assigned to your instrument by Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles.
 

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Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings

PSSS Violin
PSSS Viola
PSSS Cello (updated 3/22/2022)
PSSS Double Bass


Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band

Flute/Piccolo
Oboe
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone 
Baritone Saxophone
French Horn
Trumpet
Tenor Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Double Bass
Percussion


Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

Flute/Piccolo
Oboe/English Horn 
Clarinet/Eb Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone/Soprano Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone 
Baritone Saxophone
French Horn
Trumpet
Tenor Trombone
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba 
Percussion
Piano
Harp
PSYO Violin
PSYO Viola
PSYO Cello
PSYO/PSYWE Double Bass


Frequently Asked Questions

Artistic Staff
  • Irene Kroesen, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
  • Jacob Sustaita, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Assistant Conductor, Pacific Symphony
  • Gregory X. Whitmore, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Angela Woo, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band
  • Carl St.Clair, Artistic Advisor
Administrative Staff
  • Shawne Zarubica, Managing Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles
  • Nicole Kroesen, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Manager & PSYE Auditions Coordinator
  • Jared Brown, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Manager
  • Mel Domingo, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings Manager
  • Haiyang Wang, Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band Manager
  • Bridget Bow, Santiago Strings String Coach
  • Danielle Liu, Youth Quartet Coordinator